09.09.10 by Jeff

Cecily Brown

Paintings by Cecily Brown. New York City.

Artist painter painting Cecily Brown

Artist painter painting Cecily Brown

Artist painter painting Cecily Brown

Artist painter painting Cecily Brown

Artist painter painting Cecily Brown

Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.

  • joe

    very very good

  • Michael

    The first one is amaaaaaazing, aghhh… ALL of these are amazing, so beautiful.

  • One of my favorite artists for sure.
    Nothing quite does it for me the way Brown’s “Skulldiver IV” does. Def fills a vacancy for me that other paintings can not.
    I admire how seamless her sexual figures are tied together, like exotic cake frosting.

  • so

    that second piece is breathtaking

  • lapetitefaon

    For some weird reason it took me like two years to get into Cecily’s paintings but now I’m a huge fan! Teenage Wildlife, the first of the post, is actually my favorite!

  • Mattattaque

    How interesting. All of these look like the artist started out painting some HIGHLY erotic then changed their minds half way through. Very unique.

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  • JCD

    #4 is my personal favorite, the way it opens up and pulls you in, absorbing the viewer, swooning me with those beautiful colors, visual massage…

  • A painters painter?

  • Great, thanks

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