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Ella Walker’s Dynamic Paintings offers a Feminist Update on Medieval Frescoes

Ella Walker cleverly combines medieval allegories with the hardships of contemporary femininity in her splendid, large -scale, fresco -like paintings. The London-born and Manchester-based artist creates shallow, flatly pigmented backgrounds and very texturized foregrounds. Using chalk, pencil, ink, and tempera, she depicts female figures with medieval flourishes. His work is dynamic, theatrical, and sharp. queen of the night (2022), for …

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