Ann Gale is active/lives in Maryland. Ann Gale is known for figurative and portrait painting.
Ann Gale (b. 1966-) is a figure painter whose portraiture explores the
psychology and sexuality of both artist and subject. Like those
artists she cites as influences, Antonio López Garcia, Lucian Freud,
Alberto Giacommeti, Gale approaches the figure as an opportunity to
undress the human psyche.
Gale works slowly, drawing and painting directly from the model over a
period of many weeks or months. Over time, the emotional and
physical demands of maintaining such intimate contact with her subject
leads to a dematerialization and fragmentation of the painted
figure. This breakdown is expressed visually through Gale's use
of short, fragmented brushstrokes that merge the figure wit ... Displaying 750 of 2301 characters.