Torn. Crushed. Ripped. Beautiful.

Torn. Crushed. Ripped. Beautiful. is a series of highly magnified older women’s eyes and mouths. This intensified my focus on aging to all-consuming.
Each image is printed on fine art paper and then uniquely deformed, mirroring our cultural hostility for anything that’s not new, young or obviously daring and sexy. The resulting images are three-dimensional, in varying sizes from several inches to a few feet. Some are hung on the wall, others placed on tables or the floor.