Art by and about women

“Figure it out: Female Artists Exploring the Female Idea” is on display at both Witter Gallery and BVU Art Gallery. Here, life sized portraits by Midwest artist Klaire Pearson are seen behind representatives of “Fighting Damsels,” an upcoming ACES theatre presentation at Buena Vista University. Pearson is one of four artists in the show. Models in her oil paintings wear both modest clothing and provocative footwear. The artist addresses femininity and femininism while deftly incorporating humor.

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