Portrait Box 2001
Portrait Box 2001

6" x 8" x 1"

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Bunny Portrait 2001
Bunny Portrait 2001

9" x 9"

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Self Portrait With Bandages 2001
Self Portrait With Bandages 2001

12" H x 11" W

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Self1 2001
Self1 2001

The medium is acrylic paint over gessoed 4-ply board on wood mounts. Layers of paint create a chalky surface reminiscent of frescoes. The paintings are distressed by sanding and a second or third face may be layered over the first. Each painting measures 4.25′ H X 3.25″ W

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Self2 2001
Self2 2001

The medium is acrylic paint over gessoed 4-ply board on wood mounts. Layers of paint create a chalky surface reminiscent of frescoes. The paintings are distressed by sanding and a second or third face may be layered over the first. Each painting measures 4.25′ H X 3.25″ W

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Self3 2001
Self3 2001

The medium is acrylic paint over gessoed 4-ply board on wood mounts. Layers of paint create a chalky surface reminiscent of frescoes. The paintings are distressed by sanding and a second or third face may be layered over the first. Each painting measures 4.25′ H X 3.25″ W

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Self4 2001
Self4 2001

The medium is acrylic paint over gessoed 4-ply board on wood mounts. Layers of paint create a chalky surface reminiscent of frescoes. The paintings are distressed by sanding and a second or third face may be layered over the first. Each painting measures 4.25′ H X 3.25″ W

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Self5 2001
Self5 2001

The medium is acrylic paint over gessoed 4-ply board on wood mounts. Layers of paint create a chalky surface reminiscent of frescoes. The paintings are distressed by sanding and a second or third face may be layered over the first. Each painting measures 4.25′ H X 3.25″ W

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Self6 2001
Self6 2001

The medium is acrylic paint over gessoed 4-ply board on wood mounts. Layers of paint create a chalky surface reminiscent of frescoes. The paintings are distressed by sanding and a second or third face may be layered over the first. Each painting measures 4.25′ H X 3.25″ W

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SELF PORTRAITS AND OTHER FICTIONS, 2001 Self Portraits and Other Fictions addresses questions of beauty and self-image. It sheds light on the complexities of how women have been represented throughout history as models of ideal beauty. Once I had completed painting my own face as it transformed after plastic surgery, I looked to notable faces from art history to complete the series.
The medium is acrylic paint over gessoed 4-ply board on wood mounts. Layers of paint create a chalky surface reminiscent of frescoes. The paintings are distressed by sanding and a second or third face may be layered over the first. Each painting measures 4.25′ H X 3.25″ W