Mickalene Thomas is an incredible artist, incorporating surprising textures (like acrylics and rhinestones) and hues to her printmaking, which is truly one of a kind. I respond strongly to her photography. It celebrates contemporary style by complementing her subjects with exotic tones and prints. Take a look at some of my favorite pieces by her:
Incredible range of color, right? Peep the reflection in the mirror lit entirely in blue and contrasted with the pastel dress. All the feelZ. Fun Fact: This was the location for the teaser of "Losing You" by Solange..