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    Rose Frain

    Sins of the Fathers

    Sins of the Fathers

  • About Rose Frain


    These pieces are part of a body of work Rose Frain describes as 'the articulation of a feminine symbolic'. In Sins of the Fathers she has, unusually for her, used representational imagery as a necessary device. Bisect is perhaps typical of her work of that period, with its raised central cleft and use of the colour pink.

    Her more recent, socially engaged project This Time in History, references socio-political and psychoanalytic contexts, again drawing on her original research. The works are mostly site-specific, making topical-historical links, and sited nationally and internationally. Materials and formats include video, sound, light, and two- and three-dimensional objects.

    Bisect [1987]
    Blind etching and watercolour, 16/50, 24 x 16 cm
    Donated by the artist 1993.

    Sins of the Fathers [1987]
    Oil, pastel and graphite on paper, diptych each 103 x 69 cm
    Donated by the artist 1993.