Happy Birthday: Sylvia Sleigh

Sylvia Sleigh was a painter born on May 8th. She is best known for her portrait work and pieces featuring nude males in the poses of female nudes from masterpieces.

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I appreciate her feminist perspective and I love her portraits especially the group images. Her style is simple which makes the details she chooses to include really stand out.

“ I wanted to give my perspective portraying both sexes with dignity and humanism.” ~Sylvia Sleigh