Saturday, June 6, 2009

Liberation, Acrylic on canvas, painted for the Art House, Canvas Project Vol 2

Pronunciation: \ˌli-bə-ˈrā-shən\
Function: noun
Date: 15th century

1 : the act of liberating : the state of being liberated 2 : a movement seeking equal rights and status for a group ~ women's liberation

Function: transitive verb
Inflected Form(s):lib·er·at·ed; lib·er·at·ing
Etymology: Latin liberatus, past participle of liberare, from liber
Date: circa 1623

1: to set at liberty : free ; specifically : to free (as a country) from domination by a foreign power
2: to free from combination
3: to take or take over illegally or unjustly

synonyms see free
— lib·er·a·tor \-ˌā-tər\ noun
— lib·er·a·to·ry \ˈli-b(ə-)rə-ˌtȯr-ē\ adjective

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Alicia Hunsicker's art is undeniably beautiful. She is an expert at extracting the highly-detailed textures and fibers of the human body, bringing them from darkness, into the light, with a technical precision that rivals any modern-day master.
David Aquino, Brattleboro Reformer