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Undergrowth, 2008. Nicole Duennebier (b. 1983). Acrylic on panel, 24 x 36 in. New Britian Museum of American Art, 2009.45.

Nicole Duennebier, born in 1983, grew up in East Hampton, Connecticut, and graduated from the Maine College of Art in 2005.  She began exhibiting her work in Portland the very same year.  Her acrylic paintings depict colorful, organic masses that evolve out of darkness.  She draws inspiration from nature, land and sea, as well as works from the followers of Caravaggio. This baroque master’s obsession with darkness, Duennebier says, “leads his paintings to appear to be nothing more then a void impregnated with pin-pricks of light.” (more…)


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