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The Body in Women’s Art Now: Flux, Rollo Contemporary Art | reviews, news & interviews

The Body in Women’s Art Now: Flux, Rollo Contemporary Art

The Body in Women’s Art Now: Flux, Rollo Contemporary Art

Attention-grabbing images of women by women

'Squiggles of paint energising the canvas seem to embody her sexual excitement': Cecily Brown's 'New Louboutin Pumps'
Flux, the second in a trio of exhibitions devoted to images of women by women, immediately grabs your attention with an in-your-face animation by Swedish artist Natalie Djurberg. Clay figures enact grotesque stories that have a nasty, fairytale edge. A naked mother plays with her five children until, one after another, the youngsters climb into her vagina and disappear.

Flux, the second in a trio of exhibitions devoted to images of women by women, immediately grabs your attention with an in-your-face animation by Swedish artist Natalie Djurberg. Clay figures enact grotesque stories that have a nasty, fairytale edge. A naked mother plays with her five children until, one after another, the youngsters climb into her vagina and disappear.

The woman is so active that the squiggles of paint energising the canvas seem to embody her sexual excitement

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