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By Carly Hodes
2023Acrylic, oil, oil pastel on canvas, 33 x 38”
Four characters face each other within a blue and orange shape: two humans, as indicated by their striped shirt and green boots, and two renderings of emotion: resistance and desire. The yellow, text-filled animal serves as one’s defiance to injustice and oppression in its many forms, while the red, phallus shape acts in opposition, serving as a warning of the potential dangers and risks that come with openly proclaiming, owning, and living in a queer or marginalized identity or group.