Monday, September 21, 2009

Jamie Vasta

Even if you didn't go to CCA you may have already encountered the glitter paintings of Jamie Vasta. Her series Kills is eerie, but Mustn't is plain jaw dropping. Her work "continues to upend Disney’s sanitized versions of myth and fairytale. With glitter as a powdery shorthand for magic that cuts both ways, she reinstates the original, darker fables where human nature is darker and messier and endings are usually not happy." Read the entire Art Ltd. article, Young at Art: 15 Artists Under 35. More at her gallery, Patricia Sweetow.

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