Sophia Lapres is an interdisciplinary artist with an emphasis on painting based in Vancouver, Canada. Her practice examines desire as it is communicated through media using appropriated images and text.
Bad taste is a frequent subject of her new paintings as she mines erotica, pulp fiction, and advertisement. A consistent psychology of male desire permeates the work.
Our "Task Was Only to Entertain" painting series explores visual pleasure and its relationship the female figure in advertising and entertainment.