Cathy Daley, ‘Untitled 1159’, 2019, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Oil Pastel on Vellum, Newzones
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Cathy Daley

Untitled 1159, 2019

Oil Pastel on Vellum
24 × 19 in
61 × 48.3 cm
.
CAD $3,950
Location
Calgary
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Newzones
Calgary

For additional information, please visit www.newzones.com/cathy-daley/

Drawing from the world of …

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Excellent
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Hand-signed by artist, Front
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Cathy Daley
Canadian, b. 1955
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Cathy Daley’s black, oil-pastel silhouettes of women’s bodies reflect an enduring fascination with female form and identity. Depicting dainty and lithe female figures in dresses, tutus, gowns, and high heels, her images are inspired by fashion, fairytales, and Hollywood. Daley renders her subjects in thick black ink on almost translucent vellum, with vivacious, scrawling scribbles. The contrast between opaque ink and delicate paper creates a tension between weighty, striking forms and the lightness attributed to figures like ballerinas or fairies, suggesting an ambivalent attitude toward the mode of femininity she represents.

Cathy Daley, ‘Untitled 1159’, 2019, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Oil Pastel on Vellum, Newzones
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Newzones
Calgary

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Drawing from the world of high fashion, Daley’s work made with black oil pastel on white vellum is a contemporary exploration of both body politics and culturally accepted images of femininity. These iconic drawings often point to the formulas …

Medium
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Front
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Cathy Daley
Canadian, b. 1955
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Cathy Daley’s black, oil-pastel silhouettes of women’s bodies reflect an enduring fascination with female form and identity. Depicting dainty and lithe female figures in dresses, tutus, gowns, and high heels, her images are inspired by fashion, fairytales, and Hollywood. Daley renders her subjects in thick black ink on almost translucent vellum, with vivacious, scrawling scribbles. The contrast between opaque ink and delicate paper creates a tension between weighty, striking forms and the lightness attributed to figures like ballerinas or fairies, suggesting an ambivalent attitude toward the mode of femininity she represents.

Cathy Daley

Untitled 1159, 2019

Oil Pastel on Vellum
24 × 19 in
61 × 48.3 cm
.
CAD $3,950
Location
Calgary
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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