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The Abject in Stitches

by Kate Lemay
On display now at Galerie Anne de Villepoix is the curious and intricate art by Angelo Filomeno, a show divided into three rooms. While walking through the first room, I realized that after looking at shapes like a melting skull with fangs embroidered by black thread onto a black background, I was both enthralled and disgusted. The art’s exploration of the body and its abjection, specifically the mutations of the body both imaginary and real, is both violent and revolting, but at the same time fascinating. Today’s society is virtually ignorant about the processes of the body, as we’ve anaest... [more]
Posted by Kate Lemay on 4/4/09