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Tom Palmore, ‘Isabella Has Always Liked Modern Art’, 2016, J. Cacciola Gallery
Tom Palmore, ‘Isabella Has Always Liked Modern Art’, 2016, J. Cacciola Gallery
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Isabella Has Always Liked Modern Art, 2016

Oil on canvas
36 × 36 in
91.4 × 91.4 cm
This is a unique work.
$23,000
Location
Bernardsville
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About the work
Tom Palmore
American, b. 1945
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Tom Palmore paints large-scale, bold animal portraits in surreal, imaginative, and witty settings, as well as landscapes, approaching his subjects with reverence. Rendered in oil and acrylic, Palmore’s meticulously detailed and modeled animals are frequently portrayed against flat backgrounds—often to comic effect—such as a portrait of a cat set against bird wallpaper, or a frog poised in front of butterfly wallpaper. He approaches the paintings as though commissioned by the animals themselves, placing them in poised, dignified postures. “Even when I put an animal in a natural setting, I try to make it my own through unusual lighting, unique compositions, or atypical points of view,” he has said.

Tom Palmore, ‘Isabella Has Always Liked Modern Art’, 2016, J. Cacciola Gallery
Tom Palmore, ‘Isabella Has Always Liked Modern Art’, 2016, J. Cacciola Gallery
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About the work
Tom Palmore
American, b. 1945
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Tom Palmore paints large-scale, bold animal portraits in surreal, imaginative, and witty settings, as well as landscapes, approaching his subjects with reverence. Rendered in oil and acrylic, Palmore’s meticulously detailed and modeled animals are frequently portrayed against flat backgrounds—often to comic effect—such as a portrait of a cat set against bird wallpaper, or a frog poised in front of butterfly wallpaper. He approaches the paintings as though commissioned by the animals themselves, placing them in poised, dignified postures. “Even when I put an animal in a natural setting, I try to make it my own through unusual lighting, unique compositions, or atypical points of view,” he has said.

Isabella Has Always Liked Modern Art, 2016

Oil on canvas
36 × 36 in
91.4 × 91.4 cm
This is a unique work.
$23,000
Location
Bernardsville
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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