Pablo Picasso photographed in his studio near Cannes, France in 1956. The Thonet rocking chair in the distance appears in many of his paintings.
Jenny Morgan’s portraits are stately hypotheticals into the personality of the individual represented. Morgan chooses friends she is not well acquainted with to increase the mysteriousness of the work, but also she sands away slightly at the canvas which puts forth a sense of “digging away” at knowing something. Perhaps like an archaeologist might slowly dust away layers of dirt to discover a long lost treasure. See more of Jenny’s work below: