Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Jane Zweibel

Self-Portrait as Midlife Mermaid #7

Self-Portrait as Midlife Mermaid #7

Jane Zweibel. Self-Portrait as Midlife Mermaid #7, 2009.

My "Midlife Mermaids" are self-portraits that combine realistic and fantasy imagery and content. Specifically, this series of work explores and portrays core elements of female identity, both personal and collective. I use each "Midlife Mermaid" as a vehicle for an intensive examination of cogent issues of gender, sexuality, and aging.

Mixed Media

Self-portraits, women, mermaids, figurative, narrative, mixed media, painting, sculpture, shaped, gender, sexuality, aging, body, identity, psychological, autobiographical, mythological, fantasy, expressionism, realism, surrealism, personal, social, color, texture, imagery, political, vessels, wreckage

Self-Portrait as Midlife Mermaid #7Self-Portrait as Mermaid With Daryl HannahSelf-Portrait as Lucy With Bottles and FlowersSelf-Portrait Praying #2Self-Portaits Praying With Masks and GlovesBefore (Barefoot and Pregnant)Self-Portrait as Misfit #4

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