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Gail Postal

 (21st century)
Gail Postal is active/lives in United States.  Gail Postal is known for mixed media figure.

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Gail Postal


Gail Postal is creating a body of contemporary "icons." Her mixed media works (graphite and oil) begin as drawings from live models. An empathetic person by nature, Postal frequently befriends the models, learning their stories, hearing their laments and ambitions without judgment or prejudice.  She then brings the drawings to her studio and begins to transform them into beautiful paintings, frequently dressing them in colorful, patterned raiments.  Postal was inspired by a recent trip to Russia, deeply moved by the icons she encountered there. While admitting that the individuals portrayed are perhaps not saints, Postal believes that the possibility of the individual to inspire others to persevere, to provide comfort, t  ...  Displaying 750 of 2361 characters.



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