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Feminist art with a wicked sense of humour by Sarah Maple

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By Ruth Power in New Art on Monday 24 June 2013

Who said feminists don’t have a sense of humour? British artist Sarah Maple is one of the many feminist creatives that debunks this silly myth. In her latest body of work, she creates hilariously perceptive and provocative works that explore the issues of gender roles, rigid beauty standards and the ridiculous attitudes society has towards […]

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Bizarrely restrictive fashion by Una Burke

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By Ruth Power in New Fashion on Monday 24 June 2013

Una Burke uses traditional and conventional leather working techniques to create non-conventional and extraordinary fashion pieces that cross the boundaries between functional design and art.

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Ethereal glass and clay sculptures by Christina Bothwell

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By Ruth Power in New Art on Saturday 22 June 2013

Christina Bothwell ingeniously combines the translucent nature of glass, the solid nature of raku clay and the organic nature of found matter to create ethereal, macabre figures. From the artist: ‘I think of these pieces as souls, each being pregnant with their own potential, giving birth to new, improved versions of themselves’

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