Felice House’s Female Cowboys Star in Re•Western #ArtTuesday


We’re loving this series by Felice House! From Creative Boom:

Re/Western features seven large-scale portraits taken from iconic scenes from the western genre, but with the leading characters repainted as women. By projecting contemporary women into these heroic roles, House asks us to take a critical view of gender stereotypes and the access of women to power.

An accomplished figurative painter, Felice “strives, through her portraits of women, to provide a counterpoint to the passive representations found in art historical tradition. Her subjects are beautiful and observable, but they are not consumable.”

Read more and see more from Felice House here and here

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