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Artist Ghada Amer at the MACM

color-misbehavior_300-455x305.jpgEgyptian-born visual artist Ghada Amer says she uses embroidery like painting. A first Canadian show of her work opens this week at the Museum of Contemporary Art. In D as in Drips 2010 we can make out the figure of a seductive blonde superimposed over a voluptuous female torso, the outlines are punctuated with clumps of tangled thread that tend to obscure the bodies.  Here's Jeanette's conversation with Ghada Amer at the press launch of the exhibition.

Color Misbehaviour, by Ghada Amer (image courstesy MACM)
 
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