In the late1980's, contemporary realist artist Bill Murphy became known for his hugely successful series of large-scale charcoal portrait drawings. In the late 90's, Bill Murphy's large drawings included complex images and personal iconography. In this self-portrait from 2000, we see that Bill Murphy retains an extraordinary ability to capture the complexities of features and persona in his drawings.|
To learn more about this artist who is represented in major collections including: British Museum, New York Historical Society, New York Public Library, Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences and Westinghouse Corp., visit Bill Murphy's Staten Island studio. View more works by Bill Murphy.