11″ x 9″ oil and graphite on paper 2010
In Western culture a woman wearing white so often represents purity that it is easy to imagine the paint itself having that squeaky-clean reputation as well. But in China and Japan the color represents death and sickness in general and funerals in particular…
Color by Victoria Finlay, Balllantine Books 2002
The Bride is available for purchase online through the Anka Gallery.
there is something so haunting about this.
This is a beautiful piece! It’s great to see what you’ve been up to, here. It’s been a while, neighbor!