This painting is about female culture being oppressed over the time and what society dictates how a woman should be from the way she dresses to how she should behave.
The red balloon with a smile represents the need to hide our true self behind a fake smile.
Oil on 80 x 80 cm Canvas
Available at Ben Oakley Gallery,
9 TURNPIN LANE
SE10 9JA London, UK
Tel. 07976 692751