Sold-My Hair Hissed and Turned to Serpents, My Eyes Saw the World in Stone by Pippa El-Kadhi Brown
Original painting. The title was taken from Ann Stanford’s poem Medusa.
My Hair Hissed and Turned to Serpents, My Eyes Saw the World in Stone
29 x 20.5 cm
Acrylic, pencil and oil pastel on paper
Artwork detail explain:
"Made during lockdown in my home, the piece highlights the frustration of confinement and how easy it is to lose one’s temper in such conditions. The title was taken from Ann Stanford’s poem Medusa, I compare myself to a gorgon, where at any given moment I might turn a loved one to stone, due to elevated emotions and high frustration. " Pippa B.
Medusa, Mythology, Quarantine, Frustration,
Painterly, Gestural, Spatial, Acrylic, Serpents,