KAREN KLASSEN : I Am Not Here For Your Amusement
- Christine Klassen Gallery 321 50 Avenue Southeast, Unit 200 Calgary, AB, T2G 2B3 Canada (map)
RECEPTION: SATURDAY MAY 11, 1-4 PM
ARTIST TALKS at 2 PM
Fed up with how women are represented in art and the media—primarily driven by the male gaze—KAREN KLASSEN set out to portray women as the strong and fierce individuals they are. Painted in her signature illustrative style with bold colour and texture, Klassen’s refreshing portraits are unabashed representations of women, gazing right back at you.
Karen Klassen is a painter and award-winning illustrator based in Calgary. Her work can be found in gallery shows, fashion campaigns, and books throughout North America and Europe.