Meghan Boody: Emerging from the Chrysalis Opens at Harper’s Books

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Art by Meghan Boody.
Art by Meghan Boody.

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Harper’s Books in East Hampton will celebrate the launch of artist Meghan Boody’s new book “Meghan Boody: We Are Gods in the Chrysalis” with cocktails and a book signing by Ms. Boody from 5 to 7 p.m.

The publication takes the reader on a fantastical journey through the strange and beautiful worlds of Ms. Boody’s imagination. Her pictures, dioramas and photo-vitrines tell stories of young women entangled in difficult adventures. Female versions of the male heroic quest, these image-based novellas unfold in a unique brew of fairy tale, myth and personal memory. Considered a pioneer of digital imaging, Ms. Boody composites hundreds of Photoshop layers to make her heroic tableaux.

For more information on the artist, visit meaghanboody.com. For more information on Harper’s Books, visit harpersbooks.com.

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