The Art of Kris Knight

by JL SchnabelPosted on

Based in Canada, painter Kris Knight examines theinteresting nuances of opposing adjectives such as ‘beautiful’ and ‘menacing’within his stunning portraits. His realistic renderings of a specific cast ofcharacters, set against dark and foreboding landscapes add an unsettlingtension to the work. The women,often appearing cloaked in winter wear, appear vulnerable and hypnotizing; their intense gaze finds the viewer equally curious and captivated.

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