Elizabeth Peyton's portraits

Elizabeth Peyton's self-portrait (above)


Popular contemporary artist Elizabeth Peyton is famous for her portrait paintings of friends, family, and stars, derived from photographs, and influenced by fashion illustration. Loosely painted in thin washes that often drip down the canvas, her paintings seem fresh and immediate.

Jarvis by Elizabeth Peyton (1996)

Two of Elizabeth Peyton's portraits of Georgia O'Keeffe, painted from Alfred Steiglitz photographs, below: