Chantal Joffe

Mother and Child I

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Mother and Child I
Chantal Joffe
Mother and Child I
2005
Oil on board
304 x 123 cm
Although the models are undoubtedly human, with cares and woes, more anodyne characteristics and expressions are imposed by stylists and photographers. Joffe seems to resurrect these women as real people, the paint reanimating faces that were previously mask-like.

     
 


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