Ilona Stellar - Made in HeavenJeff Koons - Made in Heaven you can view the images at the below link however be warned! they are explicit
Elizabeth Siddal as Beata Beatrix
The photograph for this image was taken at a wishing well in a local chestnut forest . I then altered the image to resemble the colour and painterly quality of the below painting by Dante Rossetti and added in two symbols from the original painting - The dove and poppy, every thing you need to about this patining is summed up here
But in short the painting depicts the artists wife while containing heavy symbolism around the circumstances of her death.
The text that inspired the painting above can be viewed here
I approached Anges slightly differently than the other ladies by aiming to create a 'feel' or sense of what she may have been like. I also incorporated text as a decorative element but also to tell her story. To find out more about the power Agnes had over men read my previous blog dedicated to Mistress Sorrel
Painting of Agnes Sorel
My Greatest Influences
The work of the following women has greatly influenced my work -
I also admire the work of
Some of their work......
Starification Object Series (1974)
Carolee Schneemann, Eye Body, 1963
“On Giving Life”