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Dislocating the Maternal Metaphor: Thérèse Oulton

  • Angela Moorjani
Part of the Language, Discourse, Society book series (LDS)

Abstract

In her large paintings, the British painter Thérèse Oulton (born 1953) succeeds in simultaneously drawing viewers into the action on a canvas and making them draw back from the painting’s extension into the beholder’s space. The spectator is unsettlingly positioned between a sensuous participation and a bewildering flight.

Keywords

Vessel Image Male Tradition Large Painting Female Tradition Woman Artist 
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© Angela Moorjani 1992

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  • Angela Moorjani

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