I Know Who You Are And I Saw What You Did By Lori Field

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An enchanted arrangement of wildflowers, beasts and humans intertwined together in a fantasy world. I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did, by Lori Field is a hand drawn piece on paper using an ancient writing method called silverpoint. Lori’s style is a mixture of surrealistic, grotesque and contemporary pop. Her process consists of hand drawing either with silverpoint or color pencils and then uses wax to layer the drawings to create one piece like a collage. At first glance this piece captures the audiences eyes on the two women who are main characters. One woman is in full armor with her eyes closed while the other woman is floating next to her gazing upon her. The piece definitely has a surrealistic feel, almost like the audience is looking into the woman’s dream especially since the woman floating has a dress on with the words “I cannot sleep” written on it. Due to the specific symbols, objects, and animal imagery there is an intended hidden message intended for the audience to discover. Created in 2012, I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did is a 12 x 12 inch drawing currently located at the Cumberland Gallery in Nashville, Tennessee. The main character of the piece is a woman wearing medieval armor like a knight and she has on a headpiece consisting of thorns and horns of an animal like a deer. Her eyes are closed like she is asleep and this is her dreamworld. This piece has some elements of Surrealism because of the influence of the “dreamlike” world and
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