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Becky Suss – An Artist’s Dwelling (18)

Becky Suss, a contemporary figurative painter, was born in Philadelphia in 1980 where she currently lives and works. She holds a BA from Williams College and an MFA from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a member of Vox Populi, and a former member of Space 1026, she is currently represented by Fleisher Ollman gallery.  She often explores the ennui of vacant spaces and the energy of empty interiors. Her canvases hint at folk patterns and modern architecture.

Becky Suss, Untitled (interior), 2013, Oil on linen

Untitled (interior), 2013, Oil on linen by Becky Suss

Becky Suss, Reading Room, 2012, Oil on Canvas

Becky Suss, Reading Room, 2012, Oil on Canvas by Becky Suss

In the series above, Suss plays with stark geometric angles, sculptural vases ala Morandi, the natural patterns of house plants, and midcentury modernism. The bric-a-brac captures the edited eccentricity of homes.

Becky Suss Interiors
 allen + roth Rectangular Cream Woven Area Rug
  Lotta Jansdotter Redig Serving Bowl
 Sophie Conran For Portmeirion Medium Salad Bowl
 Vintage Chinese Famille Rose Mille-Fleur Vase
 Jonathan Adler Futura Greek Boarders Vase
 Jonathan Adler Futura Circles Vase
 Mother in Law Tongue in Stray Dog Aqua
 60″ Benjamin Ficus Standard
24″ Reggie Assortment
 Scalamandre: Haute Decor
 Vanity Fair 100 Years
 Unison Sculpture Today Book
 Places To Go, People To See Coffee Table Book
 Teal Ribbed Ceramic Pitcher Vase
 Rose Ribbed Two-Handle Ceramic Vase
 H&M Ceramic Vase
 Mid-Century Danish Modern Poul Jensen Selig Lounge Chair
 Sarreid Ltd. Tobacco Oak Two-Drawer Chest

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Keren Veisblatt Toledano is a Senior Strategist at Brooklyn United, a digital agency for bold brands. In her spare time, Keren can usually be found taking photos of old doors, visiting museum, soaking in Epsom salts, admiring copper pots, reading dystopian science fiction or sneaking a slice of lemon into her drinks. Her motto is, “A morning without coffee is sleep.” She lives in a brownstone with her cat, Cagney, husband, Michael, and son, Josiah, in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, NY.

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