#51 Washing Day

Artist: Nic Palmer

Artist Statement:
This painting is inspired by the aesthetic and rhetoric of 1950’s “how to be a housewife” advertisements and posters. In a reclamation of the narrative, done in classic Aussie fashion (making fun of serious things) I design works with human-animal hybrids, referencing specific animals that women are sometimes referred to (birds, cows, cougars!). Simultaneously, I acknowledge how far our society has in terms of expected roles and behaviour of women, and choose to also celebrate our journey to equality.

Materials and Process:
Acrylic on canvas, sealed surface, with pine wood stretcher frame.

Size: 40 x 50cm
Price: $300
Prints are available: nicpalmerart@gmail.com

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Phone: 0424096939

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