Icons: Las VirgencitasNovember 7, 2015
Exhibition: November 13 – January 8
Opening Reception: November 13, 6 – 8 pm
In is a series of twelve paintings, Dariana Arias depicts women from around the world as the Virgin Mary. Using both historic and contemporary imagery, each portrait represents a conflict of societal expectations. The artist examines the intersections of gender, race, hyper-sexualization, and empowerment in modern society and mainstream media.