CWU Art Professor Margo Selski’s ‘Family Secrets in Plain View’ make the personal surreal | Huffington Post

Posted: May 23, 2012

Margo Selski’s paintings — with ball gowns made of eyes, braids of hair with agency of their own and the pointiest feet you’ve ever seen — look like the stuff of fairy tales. This is not totally false. Selksi was inspired by “The Tempest” and “Prospero’s Book of Mirrors.” Yet these fanciful and mysterious other worlds are not the product of pure imagination; Selski paints true stories of family secrets from her Kentucky youth. We seriously wonder what her family reunions are like. (READ MORE…)

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