“Some eyes are drawn over each other multiple times, lending the impression that the figures are scanning your face as you study theirs, suggesting that you cannot be a voyeur if your gaze is returned. Perhaps this is a deflection of intimacy, the reaction of someone private who feels bared and over-exposed?”
I interviewed artist Lily Ludlow for Tokion (November 2008).
“It’s true that her subjects’ faces anchor a subtle, intense life in the work, but it is their often blurred bodies which capture the movement. This intrigue of motion is perhaps another reason she loves charcoal, which Meyers confesses she gets all over herself.”
I interviewed artist Neilah Meyers for Tokion (February 2009).