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Second Self
Photo Description:
This painting is almost like a "Jekyll/Hyde" or "Beauty/Beast" depiction of a person's mental state. The blurred figure in the background represents the human in the foreground's transformation and mentality, while the person's physicality in the main figure adheres to standard conventions of beauty yet is also slightly grotesque, almost like melting clay. Whether the figure is Jekyll or Hyde, Beast or Beauty, ugly or beautiful--that is up to each individual viewer.
Maya Sibul , 17 yrs
Latin School of Chicago