Title: Sitting Proper I
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 101.6 x 76.2 x 2.5 cm (40" x 30" x 1")
Framed in symmetry, this diptych (Sitting Proper) is a reference to the marriage portraits commissioned during the Renaissance. By taking on the role of both male and female, husband and wife; the artist complicates gender norms, marriage, and portrayal of man and woman through gaze and body language.