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Wed January 16, 2013
Arts

Dangerous Curves exhibit celebrates full-figured women

A fine art photography exhibit opening Jan. 17 at artspace in Shreveport is akin to a love letter to the voluptuous woman. That’s how Mollie Corbett describes her third gallery show, "Dangerous Curves." It captures the beauty of eight, full-figured Shreveport-Bossier women through nude and semi-nude portraits. Corbett said she sees herself and many other women in this show.

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Credit Mollie Corbett

“It’s odd and ironic because so many women are walking around with these dimensions, and yet they’re not being recognized as beautiful in the mainstream media.”

Corbett usually photographs business interiors. She said this exhibit allowed her to explore her creativity as an artist. She was honest and open with her subjects, and Corbett said that rapport allowed her to photograph the women at their best.

“These women whom I thought would be very careful in the shoot -- nervous and afraid of showing their bodies -- were very open and trusting of me of what I would do with them.”

Corbett’s exhibit opens on her wedding anniversary, and runs through Feb. 16.

Dangerous Curves exhibit piece