Elizabeth Peyton
1965–

Introduction

Elizabeth Joy Peyton (born 1965) is an American contemporary artist working primarily in painting, drawing, and printmaking. Best known for figures from her own life and those beyond it, including close friends, historical personae, and icons of contemporary culture, Peyton's portraits have regularly featured artists, writers, musicians, and actors.

Wikidata identifier

Q442486

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Introduction

Peyton creates intimate portraits of friends, pop culture figures, and historical personalities. Her works are marked by a transparent brush stroke and by the mood of her subjects, which is often melancholy.

Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, graphic artist, painter, photographer

ULAN identifier

500116160

Names

Elizabeth Peyton

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