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Whitney Bedford

Born in 1976, Baltimore, United States

Lives and works in Los Angeles, United States

Overview

Born in 1976, Whitney Bedford lives and works in Los Angeles. Bedford uses her own mark making to bring the original source material of her paintings into the realm of the imaginary. Layered with both ink and oil paint, romantic scenes of destruction, calm at sea, and migrating birds are manipulated to the point of abstraction, showing only vestiges of her starting point. Bedford’s process has shifted in her recent works. In past paintings, drawing was used to create an architecture for gesture....Read more