ANONYMOUS WOMAN//

BARBARA WITH HER CAB

This mixed media artwork is a portrait of a woman cabbie from the 1940s.

I worked with acrylic paint to portray the woman. In this work, I played with gold leaf for accents on her clothes and in her cab.

I also chose actual gold leaf as a way to literally speak of her value and worth. It’s a means to honor her and speak to the irony of being documented by a photographer but not worthy enough of documenting her name.

I worked with traditionally decorative or “female” materials as another means to celebrate this unknown, unsung woman.

 

AUDIO GUIDE

Listen to Carrie as she talks about honoring Barbara and using gold leaf.

ARTWORK DETAILS

MATERIALS

Acrylic and 23 karat gold leaf on canvasboard

FRAME & DIMENSIONS
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INVESTMENT: $450

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