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Cradle to Grave: The Color White VII

The White That Binds (Pinning Ceremony) 10″ x 13″ is available for purchase online through Anka Gallery. The color white is prominent in traditionally female rituals and ceremonies of western culture. Nursing, with its iconic white uniform, began as a … Continue reading

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From Cradle to Grave: The Color White V

The Bride by JParadisi 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 … Continue reading

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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: Christening Gown (Cradle to Grave)

The Christening Gown by JParadisi pencil, ink, watercolor on paper,  2010 The Christening Gown is available for purchase online through the Anka Gallery.

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