Details:

This painting depicts five swimmers diving into a pool at the beginning of a race. The artist added vibrant tropical colors to the figures' swimsuits in an effort to get viewers to imaginatively inquire about their origins.
Unframed

① Artwork:

Go!

This painting depicts five swimmers diving into a pool at the beginning of a race. While creating this work, the artist reflected on how the dark skin tones and afros of the figures might affect the composition. The artist added vibrant tropical colors to the figures' swimsuits in an effort to get viewers to imaginatively inquire about their origins.

Light and humorous, Sheena Rose’s work tackles concerns related to identity and affirmation. Many of the artist's compositions feature larger-than-life athletes, and her work mimics classic patterns and colors from the seventies that purposely take up space.

Specs:

24 inches
20 inches

③ Artist:

Sheena Rose

Featuring larger-than-life athletes, lovers, and friends, Rose’s work tackles concerns related to identity and affirmation. The artist’s practice encompasses painting, drawing, performance art, new media and mixed media. Rose’s works are light and humorous, mimicking classic patterns and colors from the seventies that purposely take up space.

Sheena Rose:
Go!, 2022
Acrylic on canvas
20.0 × 24.0 inches /