Shipment of KESHA BRUCE’s new “Guardians” arriving soon!

5 Aug

Here is a sneak peek of KESHA BRUCE’s latest works off the easel in her continuing “The Guardians” series.  Don’t miss out on these amazing new works due to arrive at Morton Fine Art this week!

The Washington Post’s critic Mark Jenkins wrote this about “The Guardians” in Jan 2014:

“Spurred by a vision of a figure she saw standing at the foot of her bed, Kesha Bruce has executed nearly 200 mixed-media paintings of creatures she calls “The Guardians.” The Iowa-bred artist, who lives in France, draws on African iconography for these pictures, some of which are at Morton Fine Art. Most of the figures are ghostly, often faceless, like things seen in a half-awake state…

..Yet the specters become palpable because of their hot, earthy colors and forceful brushwork. Indeed, the vigor suggests another tradition altogether: abstract expressionism. While the pictures are clearly representational, they’re also exercises in sheer painting. Areas of clean, bold color abut mottled regions; scraps of collaged fabric and textile-like circular patterns contrast the figures’ streamlined forms. Bruce’s guardians may be dream-time wisps, but her painting makes them solid and potent.”

Kesha Bruce, Untitled 2, 48"x48", mixed media on canvas

Kesha Bruce, Untitled 2, 48″x48″, mixed media on canvas

Kesha Bruce, Altir, 24"x24" Mixed Media on Canvas

Kesha Bruce, Altir, 24″x24″ Mixed Media on Canvas

Kesha Bruce, Luki, 28"x20", Mixed Media on Canvas

Kesha Bruce, Luki, 28″x20″, Mixed Media on Canvas

Kesha Bruce,Saura, 24"x24" Mixed Media on Canvas

Kesha Bruce,Saura, 24″x24″ Mixed Media on Canvas

Kesha Bruce, Elini, 24"x24" Mixed Media on Canvas

Kesha Bruce, Elini, 24″x24″ Mixed Media on Canvas

Kesha Bruce, Untitled, 48"x48", mixed media on canvas

Kesha Bruce, Untitled, 48″x48″, mixed media on canvas

 

Please contact Morton Fine Art for pricing and availability!

(202) 628-2787

mortonfineart@gmail.com

http://www.mortonfineart.com

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