Why Draw? Artist Natalie Frank on Drawings and their Subtexts

Natalie Frank’s widely exhibited and critically acclaimed illustrations of the “unsanitized” fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm ponder their implications for women, their bodies, desires, and fears. Illustrations of the tale “The Maiden Without Hands” are on view in the exhibition “Why Draw? 500 Years of Watercolors and Drawings at Bowdoin College.”

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