Lynn Donoghue:
Dancemakers and Other Portraits
Robert Swain



Year: 1982
12 pp, ill., ports. (some col.), 8" x 12"
ISBN: 0-88911-042-5
$5.00 softcover

Lynn Donoghue’s portraits are able to capture beyond mere photographs which can supply only appearances and illusions, not meanings or understanding. Donoghue was trained as a painter and was interested in people and flesh as subjects for her work. A series of male nudes prepared for an exhibition in Cobourg in 1976 was refused by the Agnes, and its controversy has led it to be on public display at ‘A’ Space in Toronto. She has manipulated, modified, amplified composition and colour. Many of her studies were not feminist treatises.

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