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The artist's subjects, mostly black, are bold, often confronting the viewer with a direct gaze. Speaking of her subjects the artist says: 'Although they are not real I think of them as people known to me. They are imbued with a power of their own; they have a resonance – something emphatic and other-worldly. I admire them for their strength, their moral fibre. If they are pathetic, they don't survive; if I feel sorry for someone, I get rid of them.
oil on canvas
H 230 x W 250 cm