St. George Despairs (ed. of 20)

St George Despairs forms part of a body of work titled Little White Lies and was exhibited in Reap and Sow (2012), Victor’s second solo exhibition at the David Krut gallery in New York. Set in a vast landscape, the print depicts a woman with a baby on her back and child at her side, struggling to contain a large and restless crocodile, a substitute for the dragon slain by St George in the original story and perhaps a symbol of the “reptilian mind”. The woman is joined by a stout and balding white man, who offers no assistance and instead points towards a non-existent destination, urging her to continue her struggle with a deceptive promise of a reward at the ‘end’.

 
Artist:

Title:
St. George Despairs (ed. of 20)

More about:

Year:


Media & Techniques:

Edition Size:
20

Image Height:
52.5 cm

Image Width:
37.3 cm

Sheet Height:
70 cm

Sheet Width:
53.5 cm

Availability:
Available

Framing:
Unframed

Enquire about this work: