Sura Wood

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Danish transplant, Camilla Newhagen, has a muscular, individual aesthetic coupled with a tough-minded rigor that underpins her work, yet her artistic membrane seems as permeable as some of the multiple mediums she uses as a vehicle to translate a world obsessed with body image and aging, among other things. (She has referred to her female sculptures as, "my women," and called the old undergarments that intrigue her," the last piece of clothing surrendered before complete nakedness.") At her... [more]
Growing up in Oxford, England, the daughter of a history professor father and homemaker mother, Susannah Bettag knew from a young age she was destined to become an artist. Her paintings, which are layered with beguiling images of women, carry forward a confluence of interests in female sexuality, domestic life, sex and desire, innocence and violence; themes she approaches with a deft touch and a refreshing absence of dogma. San Francisco City Editor, Sura Wood, met Bettag at the artist's cozy... [more]
Julie Heffernan is currently on view in (January 8 - February 12, 2011) celebrating the opening of Mark Moore's new gallery space in Culver City, CA.  The following interview between Sura Wood and Julie Heffernan took place in San Francisco after the opening of Broken Homes at Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco. Courtesy of the artist Sura Wood:  Could you please tell us about your background and your approach to your work? Julie Heffernan: I grew up in the East Bay of Northern... [more]
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