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El Desconocido y La Desconocida

24.00"W x 36.00"H x 0.1"D

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Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: man, love, contemporary, ink, watercolor, woman, relationship, black, white, dance, dancing, couple, lovers

Media: ink, watercolor, acrylic

Size: 24"W x 36"H x 0.1"D

Year Created: 2018

This piece was inspired by a couple I saw dancing several years ago. It initially began as a study to understand anatomy, until I realized part of the beauty was the duality of the pair's stance.

Separate at the top and intertwined at the bottom, El Desconocido y La Desconocida (The Unknown Man and Unknown Woman) are both apart yet together - a relational dynamic that simultaneously produces tension and comfort.


Erstwhile journalist and policy nerdette. Surrealism lover/Dalí sycophant/Frida Kahlo lady-crusher-onner. I want to live in a Miyazaki movie. Lisa Frank is everything. Formerly based in Dubai and Istanbul, now in LA.

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