Maureen Cavanaugh | the artist
The artist Maureen Cavanaugh
Born Oct 14 1976, Omaha, NE, USA.
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Maureen Cavanaugh: conversation
Cavanaugh's paintings are fearlessly feminine. She focuses on a female figure and creates a bold narrative from painting to painting. Her work is filled with fantasy and yet is immediate. It maintains a fresh outlook that is filled with youthful wonder. Her "girls" are characters developing before our eyes. Tights, 2003 is particularly expressive of this notion: a young girl peaks into her undergarments in a moment of self-discovery. The canvas is somewhat unfinished with white wash comprising most of the background. Almost emblematic of the girl herself, who is also in a process of development…