untitled by tarahdouglas

some old paintings i made last summer

© Tarah Douglas 2015

musings: angelitos negros by tarahdouglas

painter painting in our land pictures of only white angels
painter painting in our time in shadows of yesterday

painter, if you paint with love, paint me some black angels now
For all good blacks in heaven, painter show us that you care

eartha kitt - angelitos negros (1970 performance)

| line // by tarahdouglas

© Tarah Douglas

solaterra by tarahdouglas

you told my body be quiet, 

so how dare my hips speak up,

and curve cups to put my palms in, 

booty bodied, twisting lines into shapes,  

i'm paint, see me roll masterpieces out of brown skin and thin air.