Talking bodies

Many art work implicate lust, desire, and want. Jean-Honore Fragonard’s painting “The Swing” perfectly exemplifies sexual tension, lust, want, temptation, and voyeurism. In this 18th century masterpiece, an older man pushes a young woman on a swing while a young man hides in the bushes below to catch a glimpse up her skirt as she…

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Motions and Movement: “Ivory Black and Titanium White Project”

Julie Trudel is a Montreal-based artist who received the William and Isabel Pope Artist’s Residency at NSCAD University this term. In the summer, Trudel arrived at NSCAD, where she was given a private studio space to create her series “Ivory Black and Titanium White Project: Transparency and Distortion.” Her work is currently on display at…

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Grieving with Fibre

  This week at the Anna Leonowens Gallery, Stephanie Rybczyn hung her show in Gallery Space 2B. Her work titled Cheated: Mourning and Movement in Cloth displayed her final work for her graduating year at NSCAD University. Rybczyn’s work is textile-based and woven. The fibres move within each other, and create depth and space, while…

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