Artist a Day Challenge No. 24: Beauford Delaney x Ella Fitzgerald

This painting by Beauford Delaney out of all his portraits of fellow artists really stuck out to me, not just because it is a beautiful piece, but I wonder why he chose to obscure the Queen of Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald amongst this colorful palate of brushstrokes. ¬†Delaney’s work transitioned from figurative to abstract upon his … Continue reading Artist a Day Challenge No. 24: Beauford Delaney x Ella Fitzgerald