Kimberly Brooks on the ImageBlog

Portrait of Layla 20 x 16 in. Oil on LInen 2014. From her current exhibition I Notice People Disappear at ArtHouse429 in Florida Feb 6 - March 6.

When I look at an ancient object, whether a piece of lace or an ivory cane, and I wonder about who had it before and how the person used it and how they felt about it when they did. There’s a beauty to that act of guessing that I wanted to harness it and impart that sensation to the viewer.