"Ken and Nick"
"Jackie and John (Jackie fixing John's hair)"
"Jarvis and Liam Smoking"
"Nick Reading Moby Dick"
"EP Reading (self-portrait)"
Elizabeth Peyton's portraits of friends and celebrities are bold and graphic. Still, the degree of intimacy apparent in her work demonstrates a personal importance. Although her art is entirely dependent on popular culture, she chooses to celebrate the aesthetics of fame and youth rather than bash it.