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    Miles Davis Charcoal Pastel Painting. This original work of art provides another tour of the private heart, soul and demons of Jazz legend Miles Davis. The pastel features an almost frightening impression of a two-faced woman -- the dominant angry, evil face glaring toward the viewer, the other, more placid (good?) face in profile and gazing off to the right. Many colors comprise the picture of this Jekyll/Hyde lady, who is primarily a fiery reddish orange, with a variety of colors streaking her bountiful mane of flowing hair. The "profile" has dabs of green at the edge of the mouth and nose. The overall effect is that of an angry, blazing female demon, overwhelming her "good side," with breasts in foreground and an almost Sphinx-like look. Davis had created this 20" x 23.5" pastel on paper, now attached to a slightly larger cardboard backing and signed "Miles!" in the lower right of the body. The pastel actually reminds one of the title of Davis's famous album, Bitches Brew. This is another aspect of Miles Davis' tremendous talent, a possible insight into his psyche and a fascinating painting in its own right. In Excellent condition.Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2007
    14th-15th Saturday-Sunday
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