Series Descriptor: Approaching My Dressing Table
Employing an expressionistic style painting upon garments Caroline Rust has extracted from her wardrobe, this series regards the dressing table and her approach to her own looking glass. They were painted at a time when many, many things were consuming her life and mind. The paintings in this series delve deeply into the analysis of surface as she bravely reveals hidden feelings and thoughts at her core. The contemporary and vintage clothes are used to explore a personal, emotional aspect of fashion. This responsive stance concerns the relationships one has with one’s clothes.
Psychological energy lies just beneath the surface.