Inconsolable

This is a series of works based on screen shots from reality TV shows.  The subjects are anonymous women in the midst of a poignant and emotional moment.  The intent is not to exploit their pain but to articulate the distance between the subjects and the viewers. This suggests that the viewers’ gaze through art (versus television) is a more contemplative one although no less invasive. 

Inconsolable 1, 2015, oil on panel, 48" x 48"

Inconsolable 2, 2015, oil on panel, 48" x 48"

Inconsolable 3, 2015, oil on panel, 48" x 48"

Inconsolable 4, 2015, oil on panel, 48" x 48"

Inconsolable 5, 2015, oil on panel, 48" x 48"

Inconsolable 6, 2015, oil on panel, 48" x 48"

Inconsolable 7, 2015, oil on panel, 48" x 48"

 © 2019 by Eileen MacArthur. 

EILEEN MACARTHUR
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