Marie Arhontas

Show ran from 6/1/2000 to 6/24/2000

Speak Sleeping Beauty, watercolors

For Arhontas, painting is a way to show what’s going on inside her. When a book is left out in the rain, it no longer opens, its cover dries stiff and pages melt. She remembers some of the words, but a gag only lets her mumble enough for the viewer to hear begging and pleading – imagine how she sees.