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The Masks They Wear
The Masks They Wear
Oil on panel
18 by 24 inches

The inspiration for this painting was on old, black-and-white photograph of my Grandma Shirley Kaiser (left), my Aunt Lill (Center), and my Great-Grandmother Blanche Kaiser. I put Owl heads on all of them. I was thinking about how they had been conditioned to hide their feelings, and conform to societal ideals.