cupids

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Cupid, Being StupidCupid, Being Stupid
1995-1999, oil on canvas, 10" x 8"
with custom integrated frame
nfs

 

him again 1 (detail)him again 1
1997, mixed media on burlap, 18" x 18"
$700

 

Crush CupidCrush Cupid
1998, oil and wax mixed media on canvas, 8" diameter
$900

 

Funkgold(Rilkean Heart)Funkgold
1999, wax, plastic, photo, 10" x 8"
nfs

 

him again 2(detail) him again 2
1998, mixed media, 10" x 8" with custom integrated frame
$800 (sale pending)

 

Chronic CupidChronic Cupid
1997, oil and mixed media on canvas, 10" diameter
$900

 

Statement

These cupids were done in the years following a few major incidents I experienced, occuring within mere hours of each other, during an evening of Dia de Los Muertos. In order to sort out my feelings while I was recovering, I moved beyond my studies of Dia de Los Muertos to the mythology of Eros, the mischevious son of Venus. I read about how Cupid was "cutefied" during Victorian times. This led me to an excellent book, Til We Have Faces, by C. S. Lewis.  It includes the darker aspects of the story of Cupid and Psyche, which I could appreciate.

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