Better Half

Oil On Panel 48X40 Inches

Oil On Panel

48X40 Inches

Its amazing the things you remember seeing your mother doing in the 1950’s.  Chain smoking Kent’s and Viceroy’s, chain drinking coca-colas, and ironing.   A child’s perspective is from 4 feet above the ground; I was looking up at her.    I came to understand it was more than removing wrinkles from her garments. It was her way of achieving a temporary perfection. She could control the way the world perceived her. It struck me in retrospect it was her internal way of world re-ordering the external. She had some doubts about her self while I had none about her, she was perfect. She was a self divided and she was preparing her better half.