NDSU student Emma Beatrez takes a different approach to her study of the human body through artwork: inverting the image.
First, Beatrez said, it was taking a very common aspect of art and changing it, making it something new.
“It’s such a normal thing in art to have portrayed,” she said, referencing her nudes’ rejections from art the shows. “The inspiration for (inverted nudes) was having the realistic form rejected for being nude. Solely for that reason. It was kind of frustrating, actually. I think at first, it was a rebellious type of action towards it. I think it’s more educational now than how I thought it might go.”
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