Without the Face it’s Worth less – 1991

ArtWithout the Face it’s Worth less – 1991

Without the Face it’s Worth less – 1991

Drawing and Collage. Pencil on paper & coloured print. H61 x W47 cm

Drawing based on Titian’s painting of ‘Venus Emerging from the Sea’ with face replaced by a colour reproduction of Leonardo’s Mona Lisa.

A critique on how contemporary society, particularly the advertising industry, places value and capitalizes on recognizable cult figures. The coloured print is appropriated back to the visual art arena from an advertisement.

Without her Face its Worth less – 1991
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