Original oil on canvas painting by Juris Kakis depicts a portrait of of a woman with thick, bold black lines on a stylized background of colorful swirls. Bright, saturated tones of blue, pink, red, yellow, and green demonstrate a masterful understanding of color with effortless strokes. Largely signed and dated 2003 in corner.
About the Artist:
Juris Kakis is a Lativian born contemporary artist. He immigrated to the United States with his painter mother and medical doctor father at age 11. His first year in America, he received an award for his art in his new home of New York City. He attempted to continue the generational legacy of doctors that the men in his family had perpetuated, but ended up pursuing his Masters of Fine Arts instead. He went on to teach painting and drawing at Ohio Dominican University for 37 years before retiring as a professor with tenure.
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