Schager / Artis.Love (AT) – Venus with Sword

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Sebi Schager / Artis.Love (AT)
“Venus with Sword” 2022
1c Risograph on Colorstyle Recycling Black 350gsm
20x30cm, edition of 36
The print ships signed and numbered by the artist

This is a smaller affordable Risograph in addition to the bigger screen print 1x2m.
For the big one please get in touch here.

Artist Statement
“Venus with Sword” is an ironic and at the same time profound commentary on the gender issue. A Venus of classical antiquity, the ideal of beauty and representative of womanhood of a bygone era still has a claim to her place, but the ideal that has risen is missing limbs and head. The representation is countered by a symbol of masculinity, the sword, which was used primarily to sever limbs. Here it is Narsil, the sword from Lord of the Rings, a contemporary romantic look back at the Dark Ages, full of magic with the trial of strength of good and evil; of course with a happy ending. Well, Not – Especially in a time where gender issues are rising to new heights, the desire for equality and normalization a la TÜV (Technical Inspection Association in Germany) remains an unfulfilled hope…

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