The Blackstone, Autograph Collection, Chicago, IL
Andrew LeMay Cox' “Neon Classic" (2016) is a "reinvention" of an Anthony Van Dyck portrait of Mary Villiers, and can be found at The Blackstone hotel in Chicago. Art curation by Nine dot Arts.
The local artist is known for his renditions and reinterpretations of paintings from influential artists throughout history. In this case, he deconstructs the themes of traditional Baroque art to satisfy contemporary standards of beauty, dramatically changing the color palette to make the viewer think of the piece in a totally unexpected way.