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HEO Artist’s Statements 17-19
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Halo, by Maria Beddoes, Acrylic, 44x56cm, £500. Inspired by portraiture styles of Renaissance, Pre-Raphaelite and Christian Orthodox paintings, I’m exploring and reinterpreting the form to express a more personal, individual and secular celebration of everyday life. The daily heroism in...
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HEO Artist’s statements 11-13
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‘She is Becoming’, by Karen Piddington, 2019, photograph, 29cms x 42cms, £60. The self-portrait, by Karen Piddington, is closely bound-up in the notion of becoming-animal, where the artist is straying into the psychological territory of animals. The artist finds a...
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HEO Artist’s statements 9 and 10
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I thought you’d always have a young girl’s eyes, by Jennifer Merrell, Screen print, 35x45cm, NFS. While making my self portrait I found myself confronted with images of my younger self and the realisation that inside I am still those...
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HEO Artist’s Statements 7 and 8
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Back To Earth Again, by Chrissy Thirlaway, 2019, Acrylic on canvas, 30 x 30cm inc frame, £250. My self is eternal through my effect on those who know me. My body’s eternal as it recycles in the earth, molecule by...
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