Saturday, April 24, 2010

Carrie Ann Baade

"As an artist and subject in my work, I consider myself to be steward and ax man to the legacy of art history. Created out of ‘the anxiety of influence’ and its effects on one’s artistic identity, these portraits develop from incongruous sources forced into an uncomfortable whole. Nearly every subject in my paintings receives an additional set of eyes. The superimposed eyes are like a mask, thus providing the opportunity to role-play, hide or act out."

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