Details:

This colored pencil work depicts a woman as the victim of a common childish joke. The prank is far from harmless in this image, as it transforms the woman's shadow into a demon. This darkly humorous yet poignant work speaks to the complexities and volatility of the female experience.
Unframed
Signed

① Artwork:

Devil's Advocate

This work depicts a woman as the victim of a common childish joke. The prank is far from harmless in this image, as it transforms the woman's shadow into a demon.

As a childhood defense mechanism, Rosenwald adopted humor to deal with her anxieties over consumer culture and female beauty expectations. Her compositions, meticulously rendered in colored pencil, are defined by their use of comedy to depict feminist issues and the artist's own anxieties. Her darkly humorous yet extremely poignant work speaks to the complexities and volatility of the female experience.

Specs:

28 inches
36 inches
1 inches
36 inches

③ Artist:

Samantha Rosenwald

Samantha Rosenwald uses colored pencils to create meticulous and darkly humorous paintings. Her poignant images touch on topics of female identity, art history and consumerism. Rosenwald’s practice draws from her childhood anxieties over mass media beauty expectations to explore the complexities and volatility of the female experience.

Samantha Rosenwald:
Devil's Advocate, 2021
Colored pencil on canvas
36.0 × 28.0 inches /