Leslie Sills
Le Marché, 2017
Oil on panel

Le Marché captures the light and color of Italy’s Adriatic coast, where “a Muslim woman checks her cell phone with her baby happily secured on her back—the two about to shop at an outdoor market overflowing with fruits and vegetables,” caused the artist to reflect on the nature of freedom. Leslie Sills is a painter, author, and art educator who resides in Brookline, Massachusetts.