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The painting 'ICON' was inspired by thinking about labels, especially the labels a woman bears. The collaged images are from my collection of magazines and discarded books I have gathered over many years. They include the 'iconic' mother, teacher, nurse as well as recognized famous women: Marie Curie, Indira Gahndi; movie stars etc. including the first woman astronaut and race car driver. The most disturbing images came from my son's skateboard magazines - these young girls were photographed drunk, passedout or nude - we have not come far after all.

In the background are stamped out lines of various objects associated with women.

I have the words in the halo read: WOMAN, FEMALE, GIRL, DAUGHTER, SISTER, AUNT, VIRGIN, MAIDEN, MATRON, SPINSTER, LADY, BRIDE, MOTHER, WENCH, DAME, BROAD, CHICK, DOLL, GAL, LASS, MADAM, DEMSEL, MISTRESS, HARRIDEN, LESBIAN, SHREW, NYMPH,BITCH, VIRAGO, WIFE, SLUT, AMAZON,WITCH, DYKE,SHE, TOMBOY, WHORE, MADONNA

Product code: 89-1h
Medium: Original Mixed Media Acrylic Painting/Collage on Canvas
Width: 40" Framed
Depth: 2 1/2" Framed
Height: 44 1/2" Framed

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Thirsk, Marla

Thirsk, Marla

"I'm never without a sketchbook at hand, so I am constantly drawing and noting ideas or stories for my paintings. Sometimes these drawings are left in the sketchbook and other times they develop into fully realized images. My father often said tha...

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