Details:

This painting depicts a banana and banana pepper intersecting, giving form to a kneeling female figure. The gustatory heat of the pepper and the suggestive coding of the banana combine with the work's warm palette, creating an erotic image.
Unframed
Signed

① Artwork:

Hot Pepperette

This painting depicts a banana and banana pepper intersecting, giving form to a kneeling female figure. The gustatory heat of the pepper and the suggestive coding of the banana combine with the work's warm palette, creating an erotic image. This composition uses food as material for both linguistic and formal play.

Alexa Hawksworth's paintings feature fantastical scenes teeming with anticipation and mystique. Characters twist and turn as though viewed through a psychological strobe. Elastic figures perform as Janus-faced avatars in pursuit of self-expression, individuation and aspiration—ever caught up in the ego’s anxious negotiations. Hawksworth's works are at once alluring and playfully off-kilter.

Specs:

24 inches
30 inches

③ Artist:

Alexa Hawksworth

Alexa Hawksworth’s paintings and drawings depict fantastical scenes where the mind and its desires escape the body—as well as the earthly realm. The artist’s compositions feature characters twisting and turning as if viewed through a psychological strobe; at the same time, elastic figures pursue self-expression while remaining ensnared in the anxious negotiations of the ego. Hawksworth’s compositions are teeming with anticipation and mystique, at once alluring and playfully off-kilter.

Alexa Hawksworth:
Hot Pepperette, 2022
Oil on canvas
30.0 × 24.0 inches /