Mary Kemarre Morton

Awely-Body Paint

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Awely-Body Paint
Awely-Body Paint

Mary Kemarre Morton

Awely-Body Paint

Medium: Acrylic on Belgian Linen
Size: 6 x 35 x 35 cm
Year: 2008
Price: $ POA

Mary Kemarre Morton’s work symbolizes the different body designs painted on the women for the ceremonies. Underlying the work is layer upon layer of grid-like patterns providing a structure upon which she layers dotting and meandering gotti marks a technique she developed in the 80s and 90s when she was involved in batik making.


The marks painted on the women’s bodies represent the subject of the Awely - Body Paint.

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