Artist of the Day- Elizabeth Peyton(click on image to see more)

Elizabeth Peyton’s small portrait paintings that she does of celebrities and close friends are a bit confounding. They seem sort of amateurish…like they were done by students…and yet they are SO recognizable. They more remind one of the person than actually look like him or her.

I looked hard, at a lot of these and am just now beginning to see the value in them