Artist Profile: Kate McCarthy

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, 03 Mar 2010
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Kate McCarthy’s whimsical paintings bring out the inner child in us. Some remind us of our childhood toys, or sock puppets flattened out and constrained to a two dimensional existence.
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“While I used to labour over paintings, I now throw colours and shapes straight onto the canvas, allowing them to trigger something within the audience.”—Kate McCarthy

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We’re feeling this Aussie artist’s ability to capture the capricious joy of childhood in her works.--Elise Hennigan
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