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Christine Nguyen Composition II English 1102.R34 Jordan Windholz September 20, 2010 The Effect of Charlesworth’s Work Sarah Charlesworth is an artist with a talent towards creating thought provoking pieces. Two of Charlesworth art works, “Pleasures of the Text” and “Unidentified Woman,” are pieces that illustrate Charlesworth ability to take viewers into a different world. A world structured around the meaning of her artwork. Viewers are drawn in because Charlesworths’ art inspires a certain of action on the part of viewers. Her art inspires people to stop and think about the true meaning behind what they see. One of Charlesworth’s work “Pleasures of the Text” is an abstract piece depicting a hanging object covered by a silk cloth. The object and cloth work together to create an illusion of a hanging heart. Those who know that the title of the artwork is “Pleasures of the Text” can usually figure out that underneath the cloth is an opened book. This is because the word “text” in the title serves as a hint to viewers so that we can understand what we are looking for. When looking at a distorted picture people have a hard time finding an image within an image when they do not know what to look for. Charlesworth’s piece “Unidentified Woman” is a more
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