<p>Kelly Reemtsen’s candy-colored paintings of women have dark undertones, exploring the paradoxical status of being female in a “post-feminist” contemporary society. Reemtsen’s iconic motif is a woman in a festive cocktail dress, sporting an object that is at odds with her leisurely costume, like carpentry equipment or power tools. Her other subjects have included women […]</p>
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Keith Lemley is a contemporary artist based in the US who's work is about "seeing the unseen – the invisible presence which exists in our minds and surrounds all objects, experiences, and memories." I really love the transformational quality of Keith's work. He is a master of working with humble fluorescent tubes and creating works of wonder with a few simple twists...
Kelly Reemtsen’s Painterly Juxtapositions of Chic Dresses and Power Tools Showcase Modern Femininity