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Ana Benaroya | Poetic Justice

The great and powerful Oz was revered and feared, but secretly, a humble and quiet creator, empowering an alter-ego to express his emerald-hued, fiery feelings. Ana Benaroya’s fervent paintings are akin to the Wizard’s approach, but they speak for her rage as a female, which, considering global cultures and the perpetration of varying levels of violence, remains a second-class gender or worse. Power prevails in these paintings as they scream the anguish of perceived inferiority and fight for control over the body and its intentions. Identity is deeply embedded, and if the message sounds loud, such volume is necessary....

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