David Moog (b. 1944), Amanda Besl, 2015; Archival inkjet print, 20 x 15 inches; Gift of the artist, copyright David Moog, 2015
Artists Seen in The Public
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Amanda Besl is an internationally exhibited painter who lives and works in Buffalo. She holds a BFA in Fine Arts from SUNY Oswego (1998) and an MFA in Painting from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan (2001). Throughout her career she has focused on the inner worlds of adolescent girls, painting documentary-style portraits of contemporary teenagers and still-lifes informed by Greek mythology, Rococo painter Jean-Honoré Fragonard, and the Victorian-era preoccupation with women’s hair.
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