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Emily Toomey — Studies of Figure and Line

Posted on March 14, 2014

Emily Toomey explores the linearity of the human art form.

As someone with a dual interest in mathematics and art, I aspire to explore the linearity of the fluid human form through emphasis of certain geometric qualities and angles. Working in both acrylic and oil, I painted both myself, family members, and models to understand the shapes that comprise a person from all levels of familiarity. Inspiration stems most strongly from Cezanne, Picasso, and Sargent.

Emily Toomey studied Electrical Engineering at Brown University.

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