Amy Kligman Creates Playful Paintings Full of Super and Spice

 - May 24, 2011
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All sugar and spice,Amy Kligman's paintings and paper creations are pretty out-of-this-world.

Based in Kansas City, Amy Kligman focuses a lot on floral patterns, rainbows and little, lithe girls. Her latest series, titled Thoughts Before Sleeping, is especially captivating. A psychological exploration of people and places as well as sleeping and wakefulness, it is deceptively free of darkness and danger.

According to her website, Amy Kligman's Thoughts Before Sleeping centers around themes such social anxiety and awkwardness as well as strength found in strange places. A beautiful collection of whimsical ideas, I'm sure you'll find yourself staring at each piece for minutes at a time. The vivid color palettes also add to their captivating nature.