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THE SCULPTURAL PAINTINGS OF CLARE WOODS

by Ariadna Zierold

clare woods, painting, upper playground

Clare Woods is a British contemporary artist. Her paintings are essentially concerned with sculpting an image in paint, and expressing the strangeness of an object.

clare woods, painting, upper playground
Woods’ choice of subject matter is primarily based on an intuitive response to found photographic source material, which in recent years has moved from a fascination with subconscious expressions of anxiety in the landscape to explorations of the figure and human head, often in a metamorphic state of psychological tension.

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