Perfect Imperfection

Mei Nelson
Perfect Imperfection, 2022.
Original painting, acrylic on canvas.
Signed on verso of the canvas.
This artwork is framed and wall-ready.

The painting critiques the societal obsession with perfection. It portrays a figure bathed in the harsh glare of judgment, striving to achieve an unattainable ideal. The background symbolizes a past filled with freedom and spontaneity, represented by the forbidden wildflower. Yet, a watchful eye enforces conformity, dictating how one should act, look, and live. This resonates particularly with the expectations placed on women in industries like modeling, where individuality is sacrificed for a manufactured image.

Mei Nelson – Off The Wall Gallery, Houston, Texas.

Artwork size: 28 x 22 inches / 71 x 56 cm.
Frame size: 29 x 23 inches / 74 x 56 cm.
Inv #: AB10066
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