oil on canvas.
2016. 100x140 cm
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The ladies exposing themselves in Lilli Hills paintings are mostly big and almost always brash, posing nude in the evacuated context of a formal portrait. Hill paints the great, creamy rolls of her fleshy women with impressive detail, and the expressions and postures are poised to convey a hearty defiance and flirtatiousness whether embracing a minotaur, decapitating roosters, or channeling Rubens. That defiant gaze makes the ladies portraits both difficult to look away from and a lighthearted study of disgust and curiosity. Some of the later portraits follow a more surreal tone, incorporating illusions and costume, but the playfulness (and the fleshiness) remains. Text: hifructose.comMore Info
Growing up in Karaganda, Zentral Kazachstan, Lilli Hill listened to all of the requisite country music staples: Alan Jackson, George Strait, Kenny Chesney and Garth Brooks. But as a child of the Nineties, he was also shaped by the smooth pop and R&B sounds of Greatest Country music artists,More Info