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VAP2021-Q1 Words and Pictures

Paintings in the flesh: Karine Guyon

Written by Trevor Kiernander. Karine Guyon’s paintings don’t want you to see them online. Or rather, Karine Guyon’s paintings insist that you see them in the flesh.  Vibrant and vibrating, the paintings change with the slightest movement, and the viewer might find themselves contorting their necks to see where the painting will take them, but […]

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VAP2020-Q4 Words and Pictures

Monoprinting as therapy in the portraits of Hanna Brody

The first impression I had of Hanna Brody’s recent watercolour portraits was the innate curiosity and generosity required to capture such a thoughtful impression of another individual. Already a talented portraitist, these works reveal even more clearly the Brody’s concern to capture temporal impermanence through the shifting emotional states of her subjects.  Each double portrait […]