Things Women Shelve

Things Women Shelve by Nava Atlas

Things Women Shelve, mixed media and found objects ©1999 by Nava Atlas

Things Women Shelve

  • Mixed media with found objects, 2007
  • 23”w by 14”h by 5”d

In “Things Women Shelve,” little images of brassy 1950s “cheesecake” girls are mounted on bottles labeled Talent, Independence, Courage, Ambition, Confidence, and Passion. These traits, so embodied by youth, often go missing as one falls into the traps of adulthood.

 

Things Women Shelve by Nava Atlas

Things Women Shelve: detail

Things Women Shelve by Nava Atlas

Things Women Shelve – detail