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Home / Gallery Tour 1 / Brinkman 2000 / Gallery Tour 2 / Artists

Jonna Rae Brinkman (American, b. 1960): Paintings on canvas III: 9/11

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On 9/11/01, Jonna Rae Brinkman woke up and tried to make a call on her cell phone. Getting no signal, she decided to go up to the roof of her Brooklyn studio across the river from the World Trade Center. She reached the roof just as the second plane hit and, being an artist, she did the only thing she could: she began painting. For the next three weeks, when she wasn't walking over to the site, she painted, trying to make sense of what she saw. We will be adding paintings to this page over the next few weeks as time permits until we have a large selection of the works she did during those grief-filled days.
Not even the gates of Hades: 9/11. Oil on canvas, 9/11/01. Image size: 18x18 in. Price: $2950.
9/11 Series: Self-Portrait: Sshhshh. Oil on canvas, 9/11/01. Image size: 14x16 in. Price: $2600.
Cry for mercy: 9/11. Oil on canvas, 9/11/01. Image size: 14x16 in. Price: $2600.
Jonna Rae Brinkman, 9/11 Series: The Sudden Breath. Oil on canvas, 9/11/201. Brinkman was living in Brooklyn across the East River on 9/11. The events of the day burned themselves into her imagination and memory very powerfully. Image size: 27x19 inches. Price: $3250.
Jonna Rae Brinkman, 9/11 Series: Grace #17. Oil on canvas, 9/11/201. Image size: 16x16 inches. Price: $2250.
9/11 Series: Saudom & Gomorrah. Oil on canvas, 2001. Image size: 22x24 in. Price: $2750.
9/11 Series: New York Lets Its Painters Go Away For As Long As They Need. Oil on canvas, 2001. Image size: 16x14 in. Price: SOLD.

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