Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Lonnie Holley

Portrait of Lonnie Holley, Birmingham outsider artist.  His work is currently being shown at Lite Box Gallery at the Pepper Place.

16 comments:

Bergson said...

I love this shadow where I see only the eyes

Babzy said...

Nice portrait , thanks for the link ,very interesting !

B Squared said...

Bon voyage! God speed.

Dusty Lens said...

Perfect silhouette, and you can still see his eyes.

Ken Mac said...

great silhouette

Halcyon said...

Beautiful silhouette!

Eeyore said...

This is really neat in the large version. I love detail and the whiskers are sharp as a tack.

Virginia said...

Eeyore,
Thanks a bunch. "Sharp as a tack" is not a phrase that applies to my work very often! It was Sat. when it pouring rain at the Pepper Place.

Olivier said...

magnifique portrait, une superbe ombre chinoise.

Rambling Round said...

Love this silhouette!

PJ said...

The enlargement is best. He's rather lovely.

wv aright
I agree

Babooshka said...

Without a shadow of a doubt your best. I honestly would have been proud to have taken this. I just know he's so interesting, outsiders are.

Virginia said...

WEll B, you're right . He is a piece of work . More on him later. Thank you for your comments. That meant a whole lot my friend.

Thanks Everyone!
I"m a little busy and overwhelmed with packing so I didn't write much about Lonnie today, but I have more posts in the can for days to come. He is one interesting artist.

The countdown continues and I'm getting a little anxious about it all. A big step for me this time. Tomorrow night I've invited a group of friends together here so I can say, "Au revoir" to each of them. Stay tuned!

Maya said...

Nice portrait! You DO excel at those people shots!

Bob Crowe said...

Beautiful. There is so much personality and perhaps sadness. The near-silhouette with just a bit of face visible, especially the eyes, is a very strong effect.

-K- said...

Very delicately done.