The Crowning with Sexism, acrylic portrait painting on wood panel by artist Susan Dorothea White, 'combines iconographic images of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio with a composition borrowed from Hieronymus Bosch', after his iconic painting the Crowning with Thorns
Susan Dorothea White
The Crowning with Sexism, 1994
acrylic on panel, 82 x 68 cm (32" x 27")

She is also a strong social satirist, particularly in paintings such as The Crowning with Sexism, which combines iconographic images of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio with a composition borrowed from Hieronymus Bosch, as well as in other Boschian extravaganzas such as The Seven Deadly Sins of Modern Times and The Seven Deadly Isms.

Andrew Margolis, Gallery & Studio (New York) Nov/Dec. 1998

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