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Beauty Hurts (2008)

Beauty Hurts (2008)


Maria Tsaguriya

This drawing/painting is one of a series of twelve smaller pieces in which Tsaguriya uses playful amoeba-like forms as stand-ins for human subjects. Here, an amoeba undergoes the regimen to which many women subject themselves before going out.

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Maria Tsaguriya
 
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  Maria Tsaguriya (b. 1986) employs organic forms and playful imagery in paintings, drawings, and sculptures. Tsaguriya describes her comic style as a tactic that "expresses my ideas in a playful way that pulls in the oblivious vewer, then affects them slowly through their analysis of the way the forms interact."  . . .

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