Celia Hempton. Eliminating four tiny cup containers from her case, each marked by having a white label and containing thimbles

January 24, 2021

Celia Hempton. Eliminating four tiny cup containers from her case, each marked by having a white label and containing thimbles

Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome, Italy

Getting rid of four glass that is tiny from her case, each marked by having a white label and containing thimbles of ochre-coloured fluid, Celia Hempton presents me personally with very very carefully blended fragrances which can be designed to echo the fragrance of, well, a vagina. Meeting Hempton when it comes to time that is first there will be something strangely and instantly individual relating to this exchange; when you look at the many incongruous of settings, a busy caf?©, we raise each container to my nose to have these subtly sweet aromas that remember the essential personal of corporeal moments.

Celia Hempton, Jo, 2014, oil on canvas, 25 x 30 cm. Courtesy: Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome

The London-based artist??™s current exhibition (on until 30th June 2014) is as intimate, presenting 13 canvases that depict close up views of both male and female genitalia. Read the rest of this entry »