As a child, I was disturbed by the lines on my mother’s stomach. Later, as a mother myself, I found... Read More
As a child, I was disturbed by the lines on my mother’s stomach.
Later, as a mother myself, I found similar wrinkles and marks on my own belly
and, studying them, began to see them as no longer ugly, but symbolic of
motherhood. I see beauty in these lines. Just as there is softness in the
breast, so too there is softness in the lines of childbirth.
have now developed these ideas in a series of drawings and paintings titled
"Life-lines", reflecting the marks which connect women globally as
evidence of the universal phenomenon of childbirth - an experience which brings
not only pain, but also joy and hope for the future.
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