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March 3, 2016

Artist Caitlin Rose Sweet Gives Hieronymous Bosch’s “The Garden Of Earthly Delights” A Queer Feminist Reimagining

Creating fantastical worlds out of textiles and ceramics, Brooklyn-based craft artist Caitlin Rose Sweet uses otherworldly imagery like grotesque ceramic fingernails, forests of braided fabric and oddly-shaped vases with legs to explore bigger themes of femininity and queerness. In her forthcoming show, Snake in the Grass (opening March 4th at Long Island City’s academic), Sweet envisions existence beyond the constraints of our society by dramatically reimagining the depiction of female sexuality in Hieronymous Bosch’s legendary, dizzying triptych The Garden of Earthly Delights.

As such, we knew we had to catch up with her in the midst of preparing for her opening to talk craft, that crazy Bosch and queer femininity, as well as the abject body horror of it all. READ MORE

Source: Paper Mag: Artist Caitlin Rose Sweet Gives Hieronymous Bosch’s “The Garden Of Earthly Delights” A Queer Feminist Reimagining. by Cassidy Dawn Graves

 

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