• size 47.5" × 36.5" × 2.25"
  • year 2019
  • materials Acrylic on paper
  • framed In white
“The 'Ligne' series is about building form from lines of varying weights, both in terms of width and opacity. Textural elements introduced at intervals create depth and musicality as the observer moves through each piece. A limited palette based on a Morandi still life was employed to visually link the three works, yet each tells its own version of the color story. Viewing the three works side by side, the overall connections are apparent - yet each can stand on its own as an individual vessel.” — Laura Naples
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About the Artist

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Laura Naples (b. 1979) is a painter whose textured work is at once dynamic and peaceful. Her paintings’ delicate fluid forms and gestural lines evoke a sense of play and harmony, emerging as studies in chroma and value that contrast the concepts of spontaneity and control. Naples and her sister Kristen Giorgi (b. 1984) make up the collaborative studio NG Collective.

From the Journal

From the Journal

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  • Meet
  • NG Collective Studio
  • We sit down with sisters and collaborators Lauren Naples and Kristen Giorgi aka NG Collective to talk process, the advantages of collaboration from afar.
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  • At Home
  • Penthouse views in SoHo
  • From pink velvet Knoll chairs to marbled side tables, our friends at Studio DB turn a multi-story penthouse in SoHo into a comfortable, contemporary home.
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  • Inside the Studio
  • Laura on "Lift"
  • Laura Naples tells us how the work of a French couturier inspired her recent series and the intersections between performing arts and design that inform her painting.
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  • In Good Company
  • Modern Citizen
  • Founded by and designed for women, Modern Citizen takes a thoughtful approach to fashion and home goods.
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  • In Good Company
  • Chief
  • Chief is a private network focused on connecting and supporting women leaders through mentorship, programming, and the clubhouse experience.
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  • At Uprise
  • Tricks of the trade with Tina Rich
  • To kick off a new series highlighting some of the amazing designers we collaborate with, we sat down with New York-based designer Tina Rich.

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