Rebecca Ivatts
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Red-hot Chill

Rebecca Ivatts - Red-hot Chill

Red-hot Chill (2014)

Acrylic and mixed media on board, mounted on wood

84.1 x 59.4cm

As we all know, emotional memory and sound are inextricably linked in the brain. Most of us have felt that spine-tingling sensation when listening to a tension-building musical sequence with delayed resolution. Women are more susceptible to this, and this is because, at a primal level, the satisfying final musical note is thought to echo the maternal reunion with a crying baby.