Jenny Morgan: Painting Body and Spirit

SHADOW SISTER, 2016. Oil on canvas, 38 x 26 inches

“I think of it as two sides of the same coin,” reflects artist Jenny Morgan on her combination of realism and surrealism, “one side is structure and routine and the other is chaos and uncertainty.” Mirroring her own observation, Morgan’s haunting paintings merge almost classical portraiture with hallucinatory elements ranging from bright shocks of color to blurred renderings of facial features. Harnessing the tension between the...

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