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Performance of the Psyche

Performance of the Psyche

Regular price
$1,800.00
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$1,800.00

By Carly Hodes

2023

Acrylic, 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.

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