Julia Morrisroe is a painter and associate professor at University of Florida. Looking at Painting began as a way to share my commitment to look and occasionally write about a wide variety of painting, contemporary and historical. In particular I'm looking at this as public commonplace book, a long term project to explore what I mean when I say 'thats a painting'.
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“I wrote my thesis at art school on images of children in art and, naturally, I wrote about the sexualisation of children. I was interested in how, on the one hand, images of children are seen as twee, whilst on the other hand, they are seen as dangerously sexual,” she explains. Read more of this interview with Annie Kevans here at Culture Compass. Her work is included in the Paper show at Saatchi in London.