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MAMA AND BABE
Sarah Irani
24" x 18", acrylic on canvas
Donated by the artist
MOBA #59

The flesh tones bring to mind the top shelp liqueurs of a border bistro. With an astonishing emphasis on facial bone structure, the artist flirts with caricature and captures the features of Mama's face which reminds us of a former first lady. The upright marionettish pose of the babe hints that the early bond between mother and child is as formal as it is familiar. Good old-fashioned parental respect is at the center of this celebration of color and contour.

From - The Museum of Bad Art: Art Too Bad to be Ignored, by Tom Stankowicz and Marie Jackson, A MOBA Publication

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