Oil on canvas
52.5 x 42.5 cm (framed)
Melanie Titmuss addresses ageing and isolation in her paintings. Her Woman with Cardigan presents an individual who seems to have made curious choices in personal appearance and the question arises: were these choices made through personal preference or circumstance? This painting, along with others in the exhibition, raises questions of the effects of socialization on identity.
Read our interview: A Barely Responsive Exterior
Read the first Art Pie essay: The Universal Struggle to Self Identify: This ‘Me’ of Mine