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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be a fine President one day. I have been painting portraits for years. I started my "Icons of Icons” concept by adding gold leaf to the background, resembling religious icons. I then dove into my "Gold Portraits” once I swapped the oil paint for the background and the gold leaf for the actual portrait. My series of “Bold Portraits” started when I decided to drop out everything extra, like the gold and most colors. By going through my paintings several times with a very small brush they look finished AND have a relaxed sketchy feel. In addition to oil paints and gold leaf I often use an ultra black acrylic paint, one that absorbs 99% of visible light. Synopsis: I paint iconic people and topics that have had an impact on me or our society. I paint oil on canvas, but in my BOLD portraits I also use a ultrablack matt acrylic paint. The painting is signed on the back and has my “e” symbol on the front. My paintings always continue around the sides, so they can be hung unframed.
Print:Giclee on Fine Art Paper
Size:10 W x 10 H x 0.1 D in
Size with Frame:15.25 W x 15.25 H x 1.2 D in
Ready to Hang:Yes
Packaging:Ships in a Box
Delivery Time:Typically 5-7 business days for domestic shipments, 10-14 business days for international shipments.
"We all have a voice - my art is mine" I paint to illuminate injustice and expose the abuse of power. My goal is to encourage and inspire people to take action for positive change. After an award winning international career in design I switched my creative passion entirely into art - my deepest lifelong passion. Said of Antti Eklund: "Francis Bacon coming on Andy Warhol with Keith Haring watching, a touch of Gerhard Richter and a splash of Martial Raysse, a squeeze of Yan Pei-Ming, a drop of Marlene Dumas. But, no - genuine Antti Eklund."
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