‘Body Electric’ By Anna Erwin

There is a lot of talk today about featuring all variations of the human body in art and advertising. The body positivity movement comes at a time when the average female wears a size 16 and is 5-foot-4. Certainly not the size 2 of most 6-foot models. Artist Anna Erwin understands this; in her debut solo show at Revelry, her floating figure drawings represent a range of body sizes. “The driving force behind all my pieces is to ignite a love for being in one’s own skin and to appreciate every line the curve of the body makes,” she said.


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‘Body Electric’ By Anna Erwin

Jo Anne Triplett is the contributing visual arts editor at LEO Weekly. She’s a past member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Public Art, was the content advisor on the Glassworks Building video, and has written for Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Homes and Gardens and the national publication Glass Craftsman. Jo Anne came to Louisville from Washington, D.C. where she worked as a researcher and writer for the Smithsonian American Art Museum.



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