Fluid #2by Violet Bernarde
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Collect your choice of gallery quality Giclée, or fine art prints custom trimmed by hand in a variety of sizes with a white border for framing.
ABOUT THE ART
My artist statement for the work is that I'm trying to convey my idea about the fluidity of gender. It all started with the idea that I see gender as a very fluid thing. My life has been heavily influenced by Van Burnham "currently an androgynous model" and I personally try to support GBLT agendas as well as Transsexuals and anyone trying to be them self. Whether the person is content with their physical being or not I would like to see the a world in which people could express themselves fully without ridicule and a fear of being out cast. I think the boundaries we have as a society and even to some degree humanity is silly. I think it should be perfectly acceptable for foot ball players to wear pink attire without needing a cause. The same with woman wearing pants. Its silly that we suppress our beings to the point where we aren't ourselves anymore. The painting itself expresses this idea I believe with its use of color and fresh fluidity of the paint. It was done in a with spontaneity to try and let the unconscious self out and to let the true self emerge. Artist that have influenced my work are Jackson Pollock, Julie Mehretu and Agnes-Cecile. If further inquiries is desired please do not hesitate to contact me.