Hotel Room, Oxford is a pastel artwork created in 2004 by American artist Aaron Shikler. The painting portrays a woman laying in bed looking at a newspaper or magazine. The artwork has a color scheme of pink, blue, and purple. Shikler’s interest in solitude is evident in this piece and is reflected throughout his portfolio.
Aaron Shikler has earned recognition for portraits of influential statesmen and well-known personalities. Nancy Reagan was one such individual who sat for him to create an official portrait unveiled at the White House in 1989. Furthermore, several prestigious art museums have exhibited his work, including Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hotel rooms generally display artworks to leave guests with lasting memories or enhance their experiences while staying there.