Artwork Title: Patch and Pearl - Artist Name: John Currin

Patch and Pearl

John Currin, 2006

... 2 apparently pregnant women who are almost alien in their forms: lean on top and extremely fecund below the waist. Standing on a rooftop, the women look out hopefully, as if awaiting the return — from war perhaps — of the fathers of their unborn children. The homegrown American optimism on their faces rivals that in a Norman Rockwell painting, yet the distended bellies of the women tell a different story: this is not exactly a...."
two pregnant womenoil on canvas

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