Beverly McIver


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SKU: 30091

Artwork Description

Beverly McIver –

Dimensions: 40 x 30″ unframed
Year: 2012
Medium: oil on canvas

Beverly McIver began her Dear God series of paintings upon the election of Barack Obama, to express prayers of hope or of despair or confusion. Here, she renders herself in a realistic portrait, rather than the typical fashion of being made up in black face clown makeup. She expresses a comfortability in being who she is, rather than adapting herself to fit into social or stereotypical norms.