Madonna, Acrylic/mixed media on canvas, 100 x 100 x 2 cm, by Ellie Traquair

About the work:

Madonna as Marilyn Monroe
“Marilyn was made into something not human in a way, and I can relate to that. Her sexuality was something everyone was obsessed with and that I can relate to. And there were certain things about her vulnerability that I’m curious about and attracted to.”

This work is a mix of acrylics and water colour, with a metallic silver spray painted background, an icon of an icon