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Denise Oliver Velez (Young Lords Party Series)

9.00"W x 12.00"H x 0.0"D

$500 (Shipping Included)

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Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: eyes, puerto rico, island, contemporary, education, racism, black, leader, fighter, fight, revelation, revolution, fist, colorful, new york, 1970s, portrait, blues, blue, abstract, flowers, afro, gold, painting, bronx, gangs, ylp, young lords

Media: gold leaf on paper

Size: 9"W x 12"H x 0.01"D

Year Created: 2016

Ready to Hang

Kimikaa: I have a great interest in community and the colors they create. The fragmented moments they share. The emotions in between spaces, shattered and carried throughout our lives. To notice, to make an account, drives me. These paintings are about the pleasures of being aware of the world around me and telling these stories from many angles. Diving into these shapes and juxtaposition help me push between the paint, my subject and experience. Exploring community with an expanding grasp of shape, color, and process.

Denise Oliver Velez | 2016
12"x 9", Watercolor + Ink + Gold Leaf on Bristol

Kimikaa Original

Location: Bronx, New York
Studio: Quiñones Studio

Curator Note: “I was in the Young Lords, and one of the points in the original program was ‘Revolutionary Machismo’. Machismo is reactionary, so you can’t have revolutionary machismo. We women weren’t having it. So we made a very different kind of statement. ‘We want equality for women. Down with machismo and male chauvinism.’” -Denise Oliver Velez

Ready-to-hang: YES
Original/Signed: YES
Media: Gallery quality Bristol

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