• Stretched and Stacked Textures Become Elongated Female Figures in New Work by Johanna Goodman

    2 years ago - By Colossal

    Towering female figures fill the frame in large-scale collages by Johanna Goodman. Using a range of contemporary and historic materials and visual motifs, ranging from bright red glitter to greyscale photos of classical sculptures, Goodman builds powerful protagonists from disparate materials. Elongated torsos are with clipped vintage photos, contemporary model shots, and even sculptures and paintings. Goodman places each figure in an imagined landscape-often oceanside or celestial-with the open horizon adding to the grandiosity of each “Imaginary Being”.
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