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Jade Thacker

Born in 1991, Boston, United States

Lives and works in Brooklyn, United States

Overview

Jade Thacker's oil paintings on wood paneling showcase dynamic figures that emit energy and movement. Influenced by various creatives such as Francis Bacon, Belkis Ayón, and Egon Schiele, Thacker's use of vibrant colours, shapes, and designs creates striking contrasts that elicit powerful emotions from the viewer and leave a lasting impression. By utilizing their own body as a tool to infuse energy into the strokes and gestures of their work, producing a sense of tension, the figures in Thacker'...Read more