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Shame Game

Shame Game

3 800,00 €Price

This is a unique work

 

Oil on canvas

40 x 50 x 2 cm

 

Inspired by the shame and guilt we often carry with us I painted this woman with half colourful face and half black and white. She is about to break free from the shame she used to live in and she is stepping out into the light. Just as many of us are doing and are going to do. 

 

Poem

 

Shame game.
You used to play.
You have quit.

You know it was coming.
It has been there from the start.
Shadows of shame following you wherever you turned.
The past, ghosting and making all colours fade into grey.
They thought they had the right to tell you how you are.
Made you evaluate yourself harshly. 
You were covered in shame. 
And wanted to vanish. 

That was then, you have quit.
You don’t need to hold on to anything that doesn’t serve you. 
Don’t cloth yourself in shame. 
Shake it off.
Shake until the colours come through.
Shake wildly. 
You are brighter than you think.
Live a shame free life.
It’s rightfully yours.
Rightfully.

 

 

 

The painting comes with the poem printed on a high quality paper. 

 

Ps. Frame is not included in the price and as usual, we offer worldwide shipping.