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Laara Cassells’ Portraiture Prompts Viewers to Consider Relationship with Technology

December 4th, 2020

Kyre and Blowing Bubbles (after Charles Chaplin) (acrylic on Dibond panel, 391⁄2×45) by Laara Cassells

Laara Cassells’ (Sculpture ’82) paintings feature disengaged subjects, consumed by their electronic devices. In her latest series, she pursues figures and settings from historical portraiture from 1460 to 1907. The works provide a parallel between social media of today and society portraiture, commissioned in the past present an ideal version of the subject.

Read the full article from The Artist’s Network here.