- The Holy Hour/
- Tired of Life/Die Lebensmüden
- The Disappointed Souls/Die enttäuschten Seelen
- The Truth (II)/Die Wahrheit (II)
- Youth Admired by Women (I)/Jugend, die von Frauen Bewundert Wird (I)
- The Night/die Nacht
— Ferdinand Hodler (1853-1918)
Kinky Tapestry: by Erin M Riley
Using traditional tapestry techniques, Erin M.Riley weaves images of women in states of undress or exposure, personal objects or landscapes that are related to destruction and death. With her work, she is examining the honesty of sexuality but also how courtships, pornography and sex is changing as a result of the mass depiction of these intimate moments online.
The artist states: “My work is the culmination of research into addiction, sexual experimentation, popular internet culture, the effects of single parent households, socio-economic status’ etc. I am drawn to the images taken for private exchanges that become littered on the internet. I am using my own images that I have sent to lovers as well as the objects that I have formed psychological attachments to, objects that have impacted people’s lives, displays of arrests, deaths, addictions.”
[Self-portraits by Carrie Mae Weems, Käthe Kollwitz, Judy Baca, and Frida Kahlo: “Never apologize for selfies”]
Following up from yesterday.
Ooh, an all-ladies version of this one (therefore a better version imo)!