AMAZONS (2000-2002)

" Like the original Amazons, Christine Kowal Post’s figures do not [deny] their sex, in order to become powerful women. They may wear the metal helmets of warriors, yet they menstruate, give birth, and they care for their children. They are the contemporary post-feminist women who do not have to deny their femininity to enter a man’s world. Yet, like the original Amazons, there is always the danger of defeat. The needs and pressures of motherhood and child rearing may consume a woman’s time and attention, so that her conscious desires may be frustrated by her biology. " For full text click here

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Amazons - Installation, 2000-2002 Oil colour on limewood 'Amazon with Dog' 2000 Oil colour on limewood. Height 1.48 m 'Amazon and Child' 2002 Oil colour on limewood. Height 1.82 m 'Amazon with Stone' 2000 Oil colour on limewood. Height 2.50 m 'Menstruating Amazon' 2002 Oil colour on limewood. Height 1.77 m 'Amazon Vanitas' 2001 Oil colour on limewood. Height 1.46 m

'Amazon Giving Birth' 2001 Oil colour on limewood. Height 1.93 m 'Pregnant Amazon' 2000 Oil colour on limewood. Height 1.97 m 'Amazon with Gargoyle Helmet'  2000 Oil colour on limewood. Height 2.26 m 'Amazon with Heavy Helmet' 2002 Oil colour on limewood. Height 1.62 m 'Amazon with Tall Brown Helmet' 2002 Oil colour on cherrywood. Height 1.22 m 'Amazon with Zigzag Helmet' 2002. Height 1.83 m

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