Oona Grimes
Beasty Wild Things Down the Chimney  1996
etching and gouache, 77 x 133cm
Beasty Wild Things Down the Chimmney

In these images, innocents & villains from the nursery tumble feverishly through one another's stories. Ogres commit unspeakable acts of violence, querying an almost casual equation of torture & play; the crossroads where fables meet private fears & fantasies.