Mickalene Thomas and “The Origin Of The Universe”

10.22.2012

ART & DESIGN

Credits:

Mickalene Thomas (American, b.1971), Din, une très belle négresse #2, 2012. Rhinestone, acrylic paint and oil enamel on wood panel, 102 x 84 x 2 in. (259.1 x 213.4 x 5.1 cm). Private Collection, Boston, MA. Courtesy of the Artist, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, and Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. © Mickalene Thomas, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, and Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. Photo: Christopher Burke Studio.

Mickalene Thomas (American, b.1971), Interior: Blue Couch with Green Owl, 2012. Rhinestone, acrylic paint and oil enamel on wood panel, 108 x 84 x 2 in. (274.3 x 213.4 x 5.1 cm). Collection of Michael Hoeh, New York, NY. Courtesy of the Artist, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, and Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. © Mickalene Thomas, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, and Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. Photo: Christopher Burke Studio.

Mickalene Thomas (American, b.1971), Interior: Green and White Couch, 2012. Rhinestone, acrylic paint and oil enamel on wood panel, 108 x 84 x 2 in. (274.3 x 213.4 x 5.1 cm). Collection of Miyoung Lee and Neil Simpkins, New York, NY. Courtesy of the Artist, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, and Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. © Mickalene Thomas, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, and Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. Photo: Christopher Burke Studio.

Mickalene Thomas (American, b.1971), Landscape with Ocean, 2012. Rhinestone, acrylic paint and oil enamel on wood panel, 100 x 90 x 2 in. (254 x 228.6 x 5.1 cm). Collection of Isabella and Mehmet Icoz, Istanbul, Turkey. Courtesy of the Artist, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, and Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. © Mickalene Thomas, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, and Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. Photo: Christopher Burke Studio.

  • SJ

    Epic show. Her work is worth catching in person whenever you get a chance because of all the surfaces bedazzled with rhinestones that don’t have the same impression online.

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