Quote of the day: Rebecca Morgan

“When I’m in the country, I feel as if I’m missing out. When I’m in the city, all I want is to escape.”
–Rebecca Morgan (via NYARTS)

Summer is almost here. Check out “Cabin Fever,” Rebecca Morgan’s hilarious take on country life at Asya Geisberg, through May 26, 2012. A native of rural Appalachia who studied at Pratt, Morgan’s hyper-realist style fuses Dutch portrait painting of masters like Roger van der Weyden and Jan van Eyck, with the titillating caricatures of R. Crumb.

Rebecca Morgan, I Love New York, 2011, graphite and oil on panel, 30 x 24 inches.

Rebecca Morgan, Blue Ribbon Bumpkin, 2011, graphite and oil on panel, 24 x 18 inches

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6 thoughts on “Quote of the day: Rebecca Morgan”

  1. Sharon, you're a CT nutmegger with a new studio in Bushwick; do you find yourself tilting from one end of that quote more than the other, or are you a one-person game of see-saw?

  2. Yes, Derrick, you're right–but somehow, like Rebecca, I need both 🙂

  3. Hey, You have awesome skills.I would love to see those paintings again and again.And i want to see your previous paintings..

  4. I am impressed by the feelings evoked in Rebecca's art, especially the courage she shows.

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