While taking a break from our Thanksgiving Day preparations- I stumbled upon Julie Heffernan's paintings. Her Baroque influenced portraits remind us a bit of John Currin.
We especially love the peasants and animals galore, draped in flowers and pearls for this time of the year.
|Self Portrait as Raising Cain, 2007|
|Self Portrait as Post Script, 2007|
Self Portrait as Great Heap, 2009
|Study for Self Portrait in Need of Perpetual Help, 2009|
|Study for Self Portrait as Flat World, 2009|
|Study for Self Portrait as Fabulous Droppings V, 2008|
|Self Portrait with Albatross, 2008|
|Self Portrait as Sea Monster, 2006|
all paintings, Julie Heffernan via Mark Moore Gallery