GOLDSMITHS | MFA 2014

Sarah Lederman



The gates of hell
Oil on Canvas
20 x 20cm
2014
My paintings drift from the historical to myths then to dreams, fantasy and nightmares. Small creatures crawl across the body of the paintings looking for something to suckle on. Often focusing on the woman body I disrupt traditional representations of femininity; neat, pretty and contained. Rather I exploit the materiality of paint to create an environment where the female body is fluid, free, and uncontrollable..

The gates of hell
Oil on Canvas
20 x 20cm
2014
My paintings drift from the historical to myths then to dreams, fantasy and nightmares. Small creatures crawl across the body of the paintings looking for something to suckle on. Often focusing on the woman body I disrupt traditional representations of femininity; neat, pretty and contained. Rather I exploit the materiality of paint to create an environment where the female body is fluid, free, and uncontrollable..