The Paintings of Ana Teresa Fernandez

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 30, 2012
Ablution is a series of paintings that derive from performances that submerges the body into specific sites, addressing rituals of cleansing and maintenance, focusing on gender, labor, sexuality and race. What does it mean to be clean in today’s society?

Photorealism by Ana Teresa Fernandez

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 23, 2012
'Ablution is a series of paintings that derive from performances that submerges the body into specific sites, addressing rituals of cleansing and maintenance, focusing on gender, labor, sexuality and race. What does it mean to be clean in today’s society? Using water as a metaphor for purity... '

Ana Teresa Fernandez: Photorealistic Symbolism

Erotica // Wednesday, July 18, 2012
'Ablution is a series of paintings that derive from performances that submerges the body into specific sites, addressing rituals of cleansing and maintenance, focusing on gender, labor, sexuality and race. What does it mean to be clean in today’s society? Using water as a metaphor for purity... these performances dive into history’s religious transformation from paganism; water as a symbol for fertility and strength...' Ana Teresa Fernandez

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