The thing about these paintings is how little paint there is. When the guys were doing this in the 1950’s they slathered on the paint like frosting.
Cecily Brown. Why Are There People Like Frank in the World, 2008-2009, oil on linen, 97 x 89 inches, 246.4 x 226.1 cm, © Cecily Brown. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery, New York. Photograph by Robert McKeever