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Four drawings by Hannah Antalek.

When we were kids, my younger sister used to hide things between her mattress and her box spring. Invariably, the things she’d hide were either precious to her or stolen from my room including books, notes to or from crushes, photos, clothing, and candy. She didn’t think I knew her secret and I wanted it […]

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Seductive strangers in the paintings of Jennifer Mawby

The vantage point of Jennifer Mawby’s paintings cast the viewer as voyeur. The subject of our gaze is obstructed, we don’t have a clear view of the entire scene or even a context. Figures come into view. They are repulsive yet seductive strangers.  Evidence of a neon pink ground courses around the edges of the […]