Fabulous Things oil on canvas 24"x 24" 2010
This is my brand newest painting in a series I'm doing that's inspired by the pop star phenomenon, and celebrity culture of the past and present. The rockers in the back are the band Queen because I've been slightly obsessed with Freddie Mercury lately. I love his drag style, stage presence and incredible voice. And I love that Queen was so darn queenie, but that so many straight dudes were into them.
I've been studying a million videos of Queen performances, and here is one of my faves: