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From Cradle to Grave: The Color White VI

Argonauta-The Beach at My Back by JParadisi 13 x 13 1/2 ” oil, graphite & wax on paper 2010 Argonauta-The Beach at My Back is available for purchase online through Anka Gallery. Advertisements

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Cradle to Grave: The Color White IV

 Mean Girls (First Communion II) by JParadisi oil and ink on paper 2010

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From Cradle to Grave: The Color White III

Little Girls in White Dresses (First Communion) by JParadisi 13″ 11 1/2″ oil and charcoal on paper 2010 Little Girls in white Dresses (First Communion) is available for purchase through the Anka Gallery.

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The Color White

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Cradle to Grave: The Color White

From Cradle to Grave: The Color White is available for purchase online throughthe Anka Gallery.

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Iconography of Nurse III: Changing to Language

     In this last photograph in the call light triptych the icon is gone, and replaced with the word nurse. Changing from pictograph to language makes clear who the patient requests when pushing the button.          Recently, a vendor promoting a product his company sold visited the nurses … Continue reading

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Call Lights: Iconography of Nurse II

       This is a photograph of a second hospital call light. The nurse cap is removed from this icon. This is the first image posted on Die Krankenschwester  without gender-bias, because it is the first one I came across. It does not specify calling … Continue reading

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Not All Nurses are Women: Nurse Cat II

 watercolor, ink, pastel & pencil on paper 2010 by JParadisi This is the second painting interpreting the image on a get-well card of a cat wearing a nurse hat.

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Not all Nurses are Women, Continued

 watercolor, ink, and pastel on paper       In a hospital gift shop I found a get well card with a photograph of a cat wearing a nurse cap. The cat looks pissed off in the photograph. Maybe the cat is angry because … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis: If Kafka Wrote about a Nurse

 watercolor and ink on paper 2010 by JParadisi       Someone comparing a mosquito bite to a nurse drawing blood gave me a photo-shopped image of a mosquito wearing a tiny nurse cap. It is that person’s perception of a common nursing task.

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