little ladies, 2007 – 2008

As a little girl I can remember wanting to be a woman. I looked up to sexy images from film, TV, and magazines, idolizinghhte glamorous women pictured therein. These paintings address that childhood longing, and in turn a longing for childhood. Some have called them a petafil's dream, but to me these images ambivalently embrace the over-sexing of youth.

 

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