Norman Sunshine: The Conversation Pieces
September 22, 2013 - November 24, 2013
For two years, from 1995 to 1997, painter Norman Sunshine focused his energies on the production of a series of group portraits. These large scale paintings took as their subjects Sunshine’s friends and neighbors in Litchfield County, Connecticut, where some of New York City’s luminaries keep country homes. As a social diary, these paintings document the lifestyles and relationships of the social elite including well-known figures in the literary, art and music worlds such as Paige Rense Noland, Peter Duchin and Brooke Haywood.With these candid tableaux, Sunshine provides an intimate look at a privileged class and chronicles the complexity of interpersonal relationships.
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