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This painting depicts a figure standing before a colorful, patterned wall where a similarly exuberant piece of art hangs in a frame. For this painting, the artist was inspired by the movie "B.A.P.S." (starring Hallie Berry) and its narrative centered on two wealthy women who came from humble beginnings. Rose's work is highly influenced by the aesthetic of the '90s and the idea that Black women can have a luxurious lifestyle that affords them the privilege of buying art.
Light and humorous, Sheena Rose’s work tackles concerns related to identity and affirmation. Many of the artist's compositions feature larger-than-life figures, and her work mimics classic patterns and colors from the seventies that purposely take up space.
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.