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Sarah Ball


Sarah Ball
4th August - 2nd September 2017

St Ives
TR26 2DS
TELEPHONE : 44 (0) 1736 793121

OPENING HOURS: Monday to Saturday, 10 - 5 pm

‘Bertillon’ is a continuation of Sarah Ball’s quest to reveal the human truth of her anonymous protagonists. In this new collection of paintings, which vary in scale from small studies to larger-than-life portraits, Ball asserts but also tests the notion that we all somehow ‘fit’ together, bound by a kindred connection that makes us human. In this case, the viewer is required to consider this problematic idea more closely as Ball has shifted the goal posts, reaching further towards the suspicion of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ and how prejudice leads to assumption about people, through assessing appearance.