“Skinny” 皮包骨 – 71x9cm – Oil on Canvas, 2010
A perfect “Hour Glass” figure – and yet it is obviously distorted and perverse. How thin is ‘too thin’? How much pressure, both internal and external, is put on women to lose weight in order to be considered beautiful? This painting highlights the self-consciousness of ‘bathing suit anxiety’.
Oil on Canvas Surrealism Oil Painting by Derek Murphy www.derekmurphyart.com