Wednesday, 3 March 2010
Isn't this gorgeous although I don't know that the artist who made this, would be altogether that pleased at my use of such a word, to describe it. The artist; Marilee Salvator (USA) is an internet friend of mine. This piece is from the "Circles Series".
The second image featured here is from a more recent series. in which she is combining inkjet and silkscreen. Quite a range of techniques are combined her including lithography, relief print and etching - as well as inkjet.
One of the installations or series that was mentioned in the article ( interview ) I found to be very courageous as she was exploring issues concerning childhood sex abuse. using a range of visual elements e.g., child-like drawings, instructional 'sex-education' literature, gendered materials, and stains of menstrual fluid.
Through the interplay of childlike themes and adult sexual imagery, Marilyn is seeking to throw light onto deep-seated confusion and scarring that sexual molestation can create.
Visit Marilee's portfolio website to see lots more beautiful accomplished work and there's a link on there to her blog as well as that interview I mentioned.