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Turn Le Page onto a New Vision of Femininity: Catherine Le Page.

Illustration , Canada

Written by Roisin Conway

Welcome to the weird, wonderful world of Catherine Le Page. This Quebecoise knows how to draw and her illustrations are have a beautiful je-ne-sais-quoi about them. The most interesting pieces create a unique vision of femininity from childhood to womanhood. Brands, diets, boys, careers and children appear throughout her work, highlighting the concerns of the modern feminine psyche whilst utilising a self-consciously girly whimsical aesthetic. The combination of the two give a deeply intimate view of womanhood.

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As we see below, she seems to condone a sort of universal sisterhood of happiness; the "for better" whilst marriage is perhaps implied as the "for worse". She both embraces the feminine in her themes of nature, motherhood and celebrations of the female body whilst questioning its social implications.

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The colours and lines used by Le Page are delightfully naive, like the imaginings of a teenage girl; all crushes and crying carved in crayon on pages… read more

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The extra in the ordinary.

Timothy M Duong, Featured artist

Written by Violette Nlandu Ngoy

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a modern art form with ancient roots

Written by Luisa Gerstein

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