Friday, January 4, 2013

The Tints That Glow unlocks femininity

Posted By on Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 10:00 AM

Women are a constant source of inspiration for artist Caroline Rust, so it's no surprise that her current showcase at Center for the Arts is gender-specific. The Tints That Glow is an exploration of femininity and the ways women use certain objects to find identity and meaning in life.

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In coming up with the idea for the exhibit, Rust used Lord Byron's poem "She Walks in Beauty" as a muse. She also studied everyday objects - locks, lipstick, perfume bottles and chocolates - and the positive and/or negative ways women use them. The result is a series of installations comprised of paintings and other items. It's up to you to unlock the meaning. Free admission. Exhibit opens on Jan. 4 and continues through Feb. 17. Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill. 803-328-2787. www.yorkcountyarts.org.

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