Invisible Labor

Oil on 8″x10″ boards, 2018

When I make these pictures based on family photographs, I think about the invisible labor of archiving family history. 

Photography’s comeback as painting denies it the right to an immediate access to history.  Peter Geimer

So I said to myself, why should I not paint domestic scenes? I spend my whole day with my children, why should I not make painting relevant for me?   Nilima Sheikh

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