Art Exhibition in Barbados: “Women’s Work 2: The ‘I’ of Venus”

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“Women’s Work 2: The ‘I’ of Venus” opens on March 15, 2015, from 5:00 to 8:00pmat the Gallery of Caribbean Art in Speightstown, Barbados, and runs until April 9. According to the Bajan Reporter, the exhibition was inspired by the success of ‘Behold! Women’s Work’ in 2013. Here is more information, with a link to the original article below:

12 women artists bring their personal, widely different styles, media and temperaments to the interpretations of ‘The “I” of Venus’, some are literal, while others vary in their intensity and scope of abstraction.

They range from Darla Trotman‘s literal, photorealistic interpretations, through Heidi Berger‘s gently lyrical portrayals of Barbadian women [see image above] and the softly romantic portraits of Tracey Williams, to Rosemary Parkinson’s sharp wit, expressed in stark, cartoonish black,-white and red drawings and Lilian Sten’s, unapologetically stormy , abstract renditions of the female…

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