A made-to-order print on archival paper: Innova Fibaprint Matt from my original watercolour painting on paper: ‘I will not love you long time‘
watercolour, gouache and pencil on Arches paper
original work size: 76cm x 56cm
Each size print run will be limited to 10, signed and numbered.
Asian women have been ‘fetishised’ by western society for decades. It has been years since it was acceptable to view other races in the same way yet this attitude persists.
I will shamefully admit that I did nothing to fight this when younger and probably even enabled it in some cases.
However, I am speaking against it now – in a gentle and engaging way. Not for myself but for those who come after me. They deserve better.
It’s also slightly bawdy: there’s no mistaking the phallic nature of a hibiscus stamen and the cheeky peaches on the ceramics – oooer missus!