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"Undercover: Recent works by Kathryn Drysdale"
2005-01-26 until 2005-03-06
Karsh-Masson Gallery presents Undercover, an exhibition of recent
works by local artist Kathryn Drysdale.
Undercover is an exhibition of drawings and paintings that invests meaning
into the traditionally aesthetic relationship between the model and drapery.
The work explores issues of identity, adornment, concealment and
vulnerability as they relate to the human condition. Drysdale uses the
technique of s'graffito, which involves scratching and wiping through layers
of paint and wax, an appropriate way to explore the theme of concealment and
The City of Ottawa presents exhibits in the City Hall Art Gallery and the Karsh-Masson Gallery in order to fulfill its mandate of promoting and increasing awareness of the visual arts and heritage of Ottawa.
The types of exhibitions to be selected include:
* Local, national and international professional artists working in fine art, craft, design, and other new art forms,
* exhibitions from local universities and the diplomatic sector
* exhibitions from the City's fine art collection as well as the archival and heritage collections, and;
* circulating exhibitions from other institutions.