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Lumin Wakoa

Born in 1934

Died in 2020

Overview

Lumin Wakoa's artistic practice is grounded in the tradition of plein air painting and her pieces alternate between abstraction and representation. Her works are inspired by the trees and plants around her home in Queens, NY, and are created through a combination of observation and imagination. The semi-specific shapes in her compositions dissolve into indistinct imagery upon closer inspection. By employing a diverse range of mark-making tools, she creates rich and textural surfaces, where color...Read more