Megan Coonelly
Bloomington, Illinois

Megan Coonelly's bright paintings featuring lipsticks and lollipops have a Pop Art style. They draw imagery from fashion magazines and advertisements, appropriating and combining them into new compositions. Although bold and cheerful, the work is also nostalgic and steeped in the artist's own personal memories and desires. To Megan, a designer Louis Vuitton purse is a symbol of hard work and success, a sign that you have "made it." The lipsticks represent femininity and confidence. There is an edgy quality to the work, captured in the quiet and still way Megan paints inanimate objects. The lipsticks almost feel like daggers. Pointed, shiny and stiff, they are composed like toy soldiers all in a row. Perhaps they are a woman’s weapon, and her curse. They serve to empower us with femininity, but create a need and longing for the consumption of goods that have their own obsessive power over us.

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Louis Vuitton Pattern (Medium)

Acrylic painting on stretched canvas
Signed on back

24" h x 36" w x 1" d
4 lbs. 0 oz.


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I love Louis Vuitton. The French company is high fashion, and a sign indicating "You have made it!" I know when I get my first LV it will have been from all of the hard work I've done. It's a mantra to work hard, play hard, and achieve all you want!  

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Acrylic painting

Acrylic paint was made commercially available in the 1950’s. Acrylic is a fast drying paint that can be diluted with water, but becomes water-resistant when dry. Acrylics can be applied in thin layers and washes to resemble watercolor paints, or they can be applied in thick layers, built up for texture. The main difference between oil and acrylic paint is the drying time. Oil dries slowly, allowing more time to blend colors and apply glazes. Artists who use acrylic paints typically work faster than those who use oils. Additionally, acrylics offer more versatility and are often used for mixed media work. Artists can mix different materials into the paint, such as sand or rice. They can also apply other media on top of the dried acrylic, such as pastel or pen.

Stretched canvas

Canvas is a heavy-duty fabric used as a painting surface. When a canvas artwork is labeled stretched, it means the canvas has been wrapped around a wooden frame (the ''stretcher''). Stretched canvases typically do not require framing.


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