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On Our Radar: Ruth Fox

She’s the contemporary British artist who is challenging our perceptions of beauty one colourful, pastel sketch at a time. Future Women joins Ruth at her easel.

By Natalie Cornish

Culture

She’s the contemporary British artist who is challenging our perceptions of beauty one colourful, pastel sketch at a time. Future Women joins Ruth at her easel.

By Natalie Cornish

British artist Ruth Fox is standing in front of a three metre high wrinkle, and pointing to the life-sized version on her face. “Oh yes, the wrinkle,” she laughs. “That was a nuts moment!”

That wrinkle formed the backdrop for Ruth’s recent TEDx talk, How to Rebel Against Body Image Idealism at Royal Holloway, University of London. It seemed only fitting, she says, that she shared a piece of herself that society has led her to believe isn’t beautiful.

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See more of Ruth’s work at RuthFox.co.

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