Are you my mother? 2017-05-08T05:32:42+00:00
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Are You My Mother?

When I was twenty I had a feeling that I would die at age sixty. In 2012 I turned sixty. These monoprints are studies for continued thoughts about living beyond sixty and The Mother.

I made them in 2012 around the time the long standing rift between mom & I was beginning to mend. Before that time I had little conscious understanding of mother love, other than as a metaphor or psychological concept. Is that true? Well, maybe not completely, but it is the story that made sense to me, as I was growing up and trying to understand my own tendencies & impulses. I have brought myself from “no mother” to “Are You My Mother?” with the help of my elderly flesh & blood mother & the fact that I lived beyond 2012 into a new realm.