Nathan Ritterpusch: Covering the Allure of Her Coveted Beauty 

Old Enough to Be My Mother 100. Oil on canvas. 12x14. 2017.
Artist Nathan Ritterpusch employs the aesthetic of the American dream, his female physiognomy portraiture has a reminiscence of Valley of the Dolls. He gets the inspiration of his subjects from covers of men’s magazines in a series he calls “Old Enough to Be My Mother”. The enticing quality of the paintings have a retro sentiment, and as Nathan says, reminds him of his mother because she was his first love. His other earlier series “de-...

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