Women with the Hat (2011) by Hilary Harkness, via Mary Boone Gallery
The works on display highlight pivotal themes in her work such as WWII and its aftermath. Each work is defined with warm tones painted in a rich palette. Interior shots with subjects dressed in 1940s attire exude the historical experience of the period and the sexuality and power alluded by the intimate scene. The exhibit features a cycle of works which examine the life of Alice B. Tokias and Gertude Stein. The artist’s detailed portrayals brings to life the couple’s tumultuous relationship.
Hilary Harkness, Installation View via Mary Boone Gallery
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