Laara Cassells: _after
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, AB - Apr 13 – Jun 9
Realist artist Laara Cassells juxtaposes the subjects of historical portrait paintings with contemporary models as the latter interact with electronic devices such as cellphones, tablets and laptop computers. Executed in exquisite detail, these double portraits suggest a subtle degree of interaction between young people past and present, while also articulating their di erences. Cassells’ work is displayed in conjunction with Carl White’s equally engaging deconstructions of historic painting tropes and techniques.