December 7, 2022

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The Softest Place on Earth: Ana Benaroya Ends the Year on an Intimate Note

https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/painting/the-softest-place-on-earth-ana-benaroya-ends-the-year-on-an-intimate-note/
The Softest Place on Earth: Ana Benaroya Ends the Year on an Intimate Note

“I am very interested in power, who holds it, how it is used, how it informs every narrative, and how it can be taken back – by women, in particular. From a queer perspective I explore this notion of power:” This is core to how Ana Benaroya approaches art-making, and the potency of her works are energized by the immense scale. They are large, overwhelming. To experience them in a gallery is to meet each character face to face, and that piercing dream of a universe becomes all-consuming. Immersed in Benaroya’s creations, you can almost hear the music play, heady from the thick cigarette smoke. Exaggerated in physical form, you enter an alternate world where might women indulge and enjoy…

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