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The Dressing Table

Malia Pettit

Oil painting on Stretched canvas

Finished white edges

Ready to hang

One-of-a-kind

Signed on back

2020

30 " h x 24 " w x 1.5 " d |2 lbs. 15 oz.

$1,425

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"The Dressing Table was inspired by the ritual behind female dressing and what is required - hair, make-up, undergarments," says Malia. "Many feminist questions arise about how and why we present ourselves to the world in this way. The entire subject becomes so beautifully subverted by the paint, which is seemingly uncontrolled in places. Here the paint is liberated, and given complete freedom to drip down the surface without having to conform to any strict rules."

Malia Pettit

Pasadena, California

Malia Pettit sees her artistic process as an act of “liberating the paint” and “allowing for the unexpected to occur.” Her portraits of women stem from a fascination with glossy magazines and their portrayal of models, actors and celebrities. Her work has been especially influenced by Chantal Joffe and John Singer Sargent. She currently lives in California after having lived in England for ten years. When she’s not painting, she is a full-time mom and enjoys exploring estate sales, antique stores and used bookstores.

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commentsCommission for Gabi
G Tschoepe purchased this artwork. 10/31/2015 | 3:05 AM

Malia's artwork is beautifully expressive. I have bought two portrait paintings from her and they look stunning together; I love them. The bold strokes and colours are perfect in every setting.

Malia Pettit 9/2/2014 | 8:40 PM

Hi there! Thanks so much for your note and for supporting my work, I really appreciate it! I'm so happy that you are enjoying "Remembering Frieda". It really is a special piece, which I hope looks great on your wall. Thank you again and have a wonderful day!! Malia.

A Barber 8/22/2014 | 9:54 PM

I had my eye on "Remembering Frieda" for a while and was so pleased to find the piece is exactly as pictured and even more striking in person. Thanks!

Malia Pettit 7/22/2013 | 1:26 PM

I'm so pleased that you are enjoying Lucky. Thank you so much for supporting my artwork and for the positive feedback! I really appreciate it!!

commentsLucky
J Griffin purchased this artwork. 7/20/2013 | 11:21 AM

Lucky is beautiful, really great colors and textures. Although my bf thinks it is "looking at him." lol. Really love it, thank you!

R Ghosh 6/23/2013 | 10:58 AM

deep sence is prevailed in al the paintings.the style is different as well.

commentsFilm Noir II
B Bauck purchased this artwork. 6/4/2013 | 10:37 PM

Awesome! Can't wait to frame this piece.

commentsVictorious V.
J Ladner purchased this artwork. 5/1/2013 | 11:47 PM

I bought this work just before my husband attempted to buy it for me as an anniversary gift. Some might consider it the gift of the Magi, but ultimately we knew we couldn't live without Victoria.

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