You’ll see Warhol-style simplicity, some amazing phrases I found in books, a b & w photocopy of an old movie star posing with confidence and astarlet in her bo-peep cutesy dress, ribbon and curls gazing up at him adoringly. Finally, if you look close enough at the words in the woven section across the top, you will see they are all names and events that took place in the past few centuries that have given women a near-equal standing with men in this world.
In creating this piece, I had a real struggle not to go too snarky and cynical with it. I mean, with the listing of career choices such as “Reluctant leader … Seamstress … Spectator of sporting events” it was very hard to quelch my self-righteous, outspoken demons. But in the end, I am really pleased with this oddity and hope you all enjoy it too. My first collage piece… Done at long last.