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Ekphrasia: A combination of fantasia (unusual or exotic) and ekphrasis (one form of art inspired by another). Available at GFAA Gallery, Winter Showcase (Nov. 20, 2018 - Jan. 19, 2019).

Mixed Media, Framed
9" x 12"

Jay DeFeo (1929-1989) was an American painter, sculptor, and jewelry maker associated with Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism.

DeFeo is best known for "The Rose," a floral sculptural relief nearly 11 feet high, weighing 1,850 pounds, that took eight years to complete.