Because I have a fondness for images superimposed over text in art, I like La Planète Zorn, by Pop Ellay pal Justin Ayala.

La Planète Zorn. #painting #oil #oilpainting #fineart #figurepainting #art #portrait

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I focus on the middle of the face — the nose, lips, and chin where you can see light reflecting off the features. The chunky colors, bleak and dull, emerge from a deep shadow on the mask’s other side. Behind and on the left, text from what seems like a dictionary’s B section invite the idea of definition to the image imposed on it (if you read hard enough and you’ll come across the truth, whatever that is) and make for a secondary point of interest, opposite the mask.