Dislocating the Maternal Metaphor: Thérèse Oulton
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.
KeywordsVessel Image Male Tradition Large Painting Female Tradition Woman Artist
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