Monday, October 27, 2008

Susy Oliveira (Sophie's pick)

I found her website and found two main things she touches on, sexuality and the body in a relaxed state, such as sleeping, resting or dead. She has been in the press, has had group and solo exhibitions and has received numerous awards. I found especially interesting the sculptures she made of foam and photographs glued to it, like the man on the floor (the pic I included). That reminds me of how I remember features of people. Each feature, each curve, being a separate picture making up the whole. This really reminded me of Oliver Herring (Melissa's pick) since they are doing almost the same thing! 
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