Posted on May 2, 2019
Allegorical Nude, 2019
Silkscreen on coventry rag paper
22 x 27.5 inches
Edition of 50 signed and numbered $500
Edition of 10 hand-embellished prints $1200
Allegorical Nude (2019) comes from a series of oil paintings that were on view at JTT in a solo exhibition, that feature imagined bathers. As is common to this body of work, a woman poses within a flattened landscape. She is covered in a field of color, representing both a body of water as well as a swath of blue fabric. Both clothed and nude, and in contrast to many historical bather subjects, she gazes out of the picture plane directly at her observer.
On the occasion of the 3rd Annual Independents Spring Benefit, ICI is collaborating with ART FOR CHANGE to launch a limited edition print, Allegorical Nude (2019), by emerging LA based artist Becky Kolsrud.
Driven by her lifelong love of art and passion for philanthropy, ICI Leadership Council member, Jeanne Masel, started ART FOR CHANGE to offer exceptional fine art for socially conscious collectors. In this creative partnerships, ART FOR CHANGE is proud to raise money and awareness for ICI, as well as Kolsrud. Proceeds from the edition benefit ICI, and half of each purchase goes to the artist.
Becky Kolsrud (b. 1984, Los Angeles) received her BS in studio art from New York University and an MFA in painting from UCLA. Solo exhibitions include “Allegorical Nudes at JTT, New York, “Heads and Gates,” at Tif Sigfrids, Los Angeles (both 2017), “We Alter and Repair” at JTT, NY (2014), “Becky Kolsrud” at JTT, NY (2012) and “Yackety Yack Girls,” at Karma, NY (2011). Recent exhibitions include “Scattered and Smothered” at Atlanta Contemporary, Georgia (2019), “L.A Dreams” at CFHill, Stockholm (2018), “Marching to the Beat,” Jessica Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles (2017), ”Milk of the Poppy” at Capital, San Francisco (2016), “I Am Silver” at Foxy Production, NY (2016), “Mal Maison” at Maccarone, NY (2016), and “The Whispering Eye,” a two-person exhibition with Gina Beavers at JTT, NY (2015/16). Kolsrud is represented by JTT in New York and Tif in Athens, GA.