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Peppered among the canvases on show at the Opera Gallery these days are flower-based installations.I am immersed in the color of those canvases – large portraits of women, in oil, that fill the downstairs space.Most of the canvases in "Fairy Flowers" are hung with black chains against black or white walls, creating a stark contrast with the golden frames the vibrant oils they enclose.The colors are the best thing in this show.She was introduced to the work of the Spanish masters at the Prado Museum, where she was particularly taken by the paintings of Goya, Velasquez, Rembrandt and Frans Hals. As a young artist, she was also influenced by the frescoes she saw in Barcelona. Gazing at the onlooker, the eyes of her portraits are at once piercing and impenetrable, pensive as they gaze at something the viewer cannot see.The figures in this eclectic series are different in their own ways, but similar in their formidable strength – harsh and unfeeling in some works, shy and timid in others.
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