Rebecca Simon

Painter Rebecca Simon is one of our favorite emerging young artists at the moment. Based in Brooklyn, Simon’s paintings explore social and psychological tension. The figures depicted are often victims of circumstance, they are caught in vulnerable situations or perform actions permeated with a sense of disquiet. Her work invites reflection on contemporary themes of femininity, societal norms, and power dynamics. We love to use Simon’s work in client’s homes because her paintings add a pop of color to blank walls, and they look just as good standing alone as they do a part of a gallery of different works. Below, a selection of Simon’s work: rs1
Above, Meditation on Flowers.
The Ceremony.
rs3You’ve Made Your Bed…rs4The Agreement.
rs5The Bride. We tried The Bride above one of our client’s dining room mantle (wallpaper by Quadrille, below), but it wasn’t quite big enough to fill the space. It looked great paired with this wallpaper though…photo-104
We ended up using it in our house for our photo shoot for Better Homes and Gardens, below.
Above, The Fall. What do you think of Simon’s work? You can see more of it by clicking here. Rebecca is represented by Kenise Barnes Fine Art. Happy Friday!

  • Leah Anderson-Wimberly

    really beautiful! I also love that she explores norms and vulnerability,makes me love it more!