1950s (fashion illustration, nudes in art school)

Self Portrait

Self Portrait

oil on canvas

38" x 33"

1959

 

Enough said.  I don't like this one.

The Authoritarian Power Structure

pen/ink

15.5" x 12"

1956

 

I did a series of illustrations of Thus Spake Zarathrusta after reading Nietzsche.  I was quite enamored with him.  It's kind of like fascism only the smart people got to make decisions.

Portrait of Ariel

oil/paper

13" x 16"

1956

 

Another one of my friends from Paris.

Elicia

oil on paper

17" x 11"

1956

 

Part of the Paris portrait series I did of my friends.

Self Portrait

charcoal

16.5" x 14"

1956

 

Betty as a good little girl.

Ballet Dancer

pen/ink

16" x 14"

1954

 

This was inspired by a dream about performance failure.

Fisherman

charcoal/paper

23" x 16"

1957

 

This drawing was done at The National Academy of Design when I was taking night classes.  It earned me a scholarship. 

Wedding Portrait

pencil

13.5" x 16.5"

1958

 

This is my first attempt at a Christmas card of my husband and me.  Fred objected and we never sent it out.