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"I use the erotic as a metaphor forCathy De angst," she explains. "A lot of peoples angst comes from how they relate toMonchaux other human beings, and a lot of that is to do with attraction and repulsion. Every relationship becomes fraught after the first burst of enthusiasm, and I suppose I use the whole erotic thing as a metaphor for that fraught-ness."
Infinitas GraciasMexican votives are small paintings, usually executed on tin roof tiles or small plaques, depicting the moment of personal humility when an individual asks a saint for help and is delivered from disaster and sometimes death.
Ron MueckRon Mueck is an Australian hyperrealistsculptor working in Great Britain.Muecks early career was as a modelmaker and puppeteer for childrenstelevision and films, notably the film"Labyrinth" Muecks sculptures faithfullyreproduce the minute detail of thehuman body, but play with scale toproduce disconcertingly jarring visualimages.
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Yayoi Kusama Lost Gardens of Helligan Claude Monet
Ann GoddardMuch of her work revolves around the concept of Boundaries - boundaries between art and craft, boundaries in the landscape andboundaries between men and womens work. Recent concern over climate change has initiated the development of a new body ofwork informed by the impact of human actions on nature and the consequences for biodiversity.