Fro Girl


United Kingdom

Painting
Size: 30 H x 30 W x 1.3 in

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Art Description

Painting: Acrylic on Canvas.

Fro Girl is a portrait of the iconic Angela Davis. The piece title represents Angela as a hero with her Afro representing the S on her chest. It is also a play on words relating to the phrase "You go girl!" to express encouragement and approval of Angela's work such as her involvement in the civil rights movement. Someone who is looked up to and respected for her words and actions, strong presence and image. She knows her self and her vision.

The edges of this portrait are painted black alike the background. It has been finished with a matte varnish to compliment my style. I believe this piece looks best in dim lighting to assist the shadow effect.

Keywords: Acrylic, Portrait, Portraiture, Activist, Fro Girl, Black, White, Black And White , Afro, 60's, Angela Davis, Civil Rights

Subjects: Portrait

Styles: Portraiture

Mediums: Acrylic

Materials: Canvas

Prints: Portrait Art Prints, Portraiture Art Prints, Acrylic Art Prints, Canvas Art Prints

Artist Recognition

Showed at the The Other Art Fair Handpicked to show at The Other Art Fair presented by Saatchi Art in Los Angeles

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