Aphroditus by Lynne Fernie

Ink & Latex
43 × 29 inches
109.22 × 73.66 cm
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About the Work

Calligraphic brushstrokes in black ink are used to render the nude figure of Aphroditus in contrapposto similar to Greek and Roman ancient representations of the male Aphrodite. Lynne Fernie is a Toronto artist, OCAD honours graduate and award-winning documentary filmmaker. She has been the recipient of arts and film grants from the Canada Council, the Ontario Arts Council and the Toronto Arts Council, and has been a jury member of Canada Council and Ontario Arts Council juries. Her visual art is included in numerous private collections. In addition to her visual arts career, Lynne is also a songwriter. She worked with the Parachute Club and wrote the lyrics for their Canadian classic, “Rise Up”.

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