An exclusive opportunity to own a copy of Aliza Nisenbaum: Taking Care, with a bookplate signed by the artist herself. Packed with sumptuous colours, lush foliage and natural beauty, this book is a joy to behold and a powerful and poignant record of an extraordinary artistic project.
Inspired by the dedication of Liverpool’s key workers, Aliza Nisenbaum decided to create a series of new paintings of the frontline NHS staff from Merseyside who have worked tirelessly for their community during the pandemic. This book captures these extraordinary portraits together, and tells the stories of the sitters, revealing the impact of the pandemic on their jobs, and on their lives.
In the summer of 2020, Nisenbaum contacted a few key members of Merseyside NHS staff, who agreed to sit for portraits. The staff included a professor of Outbreak Medicine, a respiratory doctor who became a father during the first wave, and a student nurse from a family of nurses who all chose to return to frontline work.
Over the next few weeks, talking to them via video link from her studio in the US, Aliza Nisenbaum created a series of poignant and powerful portraits, with each sitter depicted with the things that sustained them and given them hope.
Divided into chapters based on emotional themes – such as hope, delight, love, compassion, gratitude, grief and loss – this selection of artworks provides powerful ideas for personal growth, be it through solace, empathy or happiness.
Aliza Nisenbaum is an internationally acclaimed painter best known for her bright, large-scale portraits of community groups. Born in 1977 in Mexico City, she studied psychology for two years in Mexico before taking up a place at the Art Institute of Chicago. Following her time as a student there, she stayed on to teach before finally moving to New York. Now resident in Harlem, she is a professor at Columbia University’s School of the Arts.
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