about the Playing Queens ....

‘Playing’ refers to the game of
cards, to myself playing, the
subjects playing at being queens,
and ...all of us queens paying
homage to the queen of
Art Deco-style painting,
Tamara Lempicka (1898-1980) …


original drawings/designs
by Cecilia Russell © 2009

quality giclee prints ~
pigment-based inks on
archival semi-gloss paper   

One may read in my work, as in
Tamara’s, a dichotomy between
empowerment and vulnerability,
a certain detachment, and a
distraction with the decorative...

and who's doing the looking ?


Cecilia Russell

painter and graphic artist

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