Lebanese American artist Sally K.'s captivating floral portraits are both mesmerizing and empowering. Her pop-realistic paintings are inspired by strong, feminine women, celebrating the individuality and inherent strength of the female experience. Each painting features endless floral arrangements that frame the mysterious visages of beautiful women, creating a stunning celebration of floral abstraction and wild, fanciful coloration. Lavish in application and luxurious in composition, Sally K.'s work is inspired by pop art, culture, and fashion, resulting in a powerful, visually stunning artwork that captures the essence of femininity.
This original 10-inch high and 8-inch wide acrylic and diamond dust on canvas board painting is signed on the front and back. It is unframed and requires framing for display. Convenient Los Angeles area delivery. Affordable U.S. and global shipping options are available. Provenance: Artspace Warehouse. A certificate of authenticity issued by the art gallery is included.
Sally K. is an Ohio-born artist of Lebanese heritage who spent her formative years in Saudi Arabia before attending high school and college in Beirut. She graduated with distinction from the Lebanese American University of Beirut, earning a BA in Fine Arts. After moving back to the United States in 2013, Sally K. and her family eventually relocated once more to Qatar in 2019. Sally's multicultural background and diverse experiences inform her artistic vision, resulting in a unique style that blends Middle Eastern and Western influences.
Sally K's work is a celebration of femininity, strength, and individuality, reflecting her own journey as a woman and artist. Her captivating portraits of contemporary women are a masterful blend of abstract expressionism and portrait painting, featuring vibrant blooms that create a dreamlike aura around her powerful subjects. Her paintings not only capture the beauty of women but also their confidence and strength, conveying a powerful femininity that inspires and empowers. With alluring, flirtatious, and demure features, Sally's portraits radiate sensuality, independence, and confidence - the very qualities that define strong women.
Sally's portraits are intensely personal, as each woman she paints is an extension of her own feelings, thoughts, and experiences. Through her work, she captures the qualities that captivate her in other women - the qualities she admires and strives to gain for herself. Her paintings are a celebration of the complexities and strengths of women, conveyed through a masterful use of color, texture, and composition.
Sally draws inspiration from photography, pop culture, and fashion as well as artists ranging from the pop art of Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock to the gilded florals and figures of Gustav Klimt. Her highly regarded paintings have been featured in group and solo shows in Beirut, Dubai, Italy, Switzerland, and the USA. They have been collected worldwide. Notable collectors include Jesse McCartney and Kelly Clarkson.