Janet Snell




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Janet Snell

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in Salem, The United States
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german expressionists

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Soon after I graduated from MICA, my work began to involve the depiction of the psychology of the human head and figure. The relationship of mind to body interests me greatly. I use it to deconstruct the world we live in, our fears, our isolation and loneliness, our urge to connect, our collective melancholia. My drawings and paintings also address the man-woman thing, the fragility of family dynamics, societal and psychological violence. These themes are often expressed with metaphors found in dreamscapes, and in the case of my portraits, with color. I use color freely to express the subject’s personality---i.e. yellow for intelligence, violet for moodiness---while the facial features remain realistic. This work is semi-realistic & sem ...more

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