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Gina Beavers

Born in 1974, Athens, Greece

Lives and works in Newark, United States

Overview

Gina Beavers paints images mined from social media, replicating this material in thick marbled acrylic on linen. Using her disarmingly photorealistic painterly style, she replicates mouth-watering foodporn, images of sweaty bodybuilders or stills from makeup tutorials. Often comically blurring these visual pools, a woman’s body may be cut into as a slice of cake, or tutorial stills are repeated ad infinitum. Drooping globules of ketchup trickle down the canvas, painted lips look wet to the touch...Read more