Romantic Portraits Of Women In The Golden Fields By Brad Reuben Kunkle (THE VIA IS NOT ALLOWED)
Artwork. Poetry for the eyes.
Romantic Portraits Of Women In The Golden Fields By Brad Reuben Kunkle
Brad Kunkle, a Brooklyn-based artist, paints gorgeous women with oil, and adorned them with sparkling gold and silver leaf. Each portrait is beautifully crafted — a coalescence of natural world, feminine beauty and the lofty allure of precious metals. But despite of this glamorous scenery, the paintings portray women in melancholic facial expression, seemingly bereft of joy and happiness in life. Nevertheless, the artwork — the painting and leafing of gold and silver — is skillfully and artistically done.
His minimal palette is inspired by the grisailles of early European masters and the haunting quality of antique photographs and daguerreotypes. The surfaces of these oil paintings are embellished with genuine gold and silver leaf. These precious metals are used as symbolic elements as well as visual instruments to interact with viewer’s movements…
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