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“For we are so formed by nature as to sympathise with what we see, and we can only perceive the motions of the mind through the motions of the body.” This belief, held by the humanist artist, Leon Battista Alberti, embodies my work. As a figurative humanist, I take a subjective approach towards drawing the huma… Read More
“For we are so formed by nature as to sympathise with what we see, and we can only perceive the motions of the mind through the motions of the body.” This belief, held by the humanist artist, Leon Battista Alberti, embodies my work. As a figurative humanist, I take a subjective approach towards drawing the human figure. Within this body of work, I explore the emotive qualities of my form. Rather than depicting actual spaces, I place myself in psychological spaces that reflect specific moods. Chiaroscuro creates an altered reality where visual tension is implicated through the physicality of my movements.

Kenneth Clark, The Art of Humanism (Harper & Row, Publishers, 1970) 95. Read Less
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