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TheBluestPink
11-20-2007, 06:47 PM
MY IMAGE(S):
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Critiques/upload_spool/11-20-2007/53988_martha1.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Critiques/upload_spool/11-20-2007/53988_martha2.jpg

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Critiques/upload_spool/11-20-2007/53988_martha3.jpg


GENERAL INFORMATION:
Title: portrait of martha ballard
Year Created: 2007
Medium: Installation
Surface: Fibre
Dimension: depends
Allow digital alterations?: No, please :)

MY COMMENTS:
portrait of martha ballard. lots of knitting.

MY QUESTIONS FOR THE GROUP:
just curious

kathrynlovespets
11-20-2007, 10:19 PM
i like that the arms are coming out of the wall..as if she is some kind of a ghoul

La_
11-21-2007, 01:27 AM
okay, i'm intrigued

please can i have a full wall view?

la

John Jaster
11-21-2007, 12:25 PM
Wow!

I mean... Wow!

This is the most original creation I've seen in a long time.

It appears the paper strips have print on them and I'd be curious what a sampling of those actually say.

La_
11-21-2007, 12:32 PM
ahhh, there's a story ...

as per: http://dohistory.org/martha/index.html

"Martha Moore was born in 1735 in the small central Massachusetts town of Oxford, but the real story of her life begins in Maine with the diary she kept from age fifty. Without the diary her biography would be little more than a succession of dates. Her birth in 1735. Her marriage to Ephraim Ballard in 1754. The births of their nine children in 1756, 1758, 1761, 1763, 1765, 1767, 1769, 1772, 1779, and the deaths of three of them in 1769. Her own death in 1812. ... ...