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By Janne Kearney Featured

Australia, Australia

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The menacing graffiti of a mischievous face reflecting a judgmental gaze upon the girl is symbolic of the disembodied perspective society has when viewing young despondent individuals who do not fit into the conventions placed upon them. The urban decaying setting, coupled with an expression of youthful angst serves to create a dark miasma. The implication of the large, haunting eyes luring over a young, socially maligned and existentially contemplative youth who must go underground to express her thoughts feelings and creativeness in an attempt to connect to society. . The symbolic value of the rainbow head attire is an implicit allusion to homosexuality, placed within the constraints of a modern day society Rich in symbolic imagery, and the effective utilization of chiaroscuro, composition and color, conjure .


portrait, figurative painting, street art, graffiti, oil painting