Apparently this piece is exploring the current state governing the relationships between men and women in today’s society, and is inspired by the psychoanalytical theories of Arno Gruen.
I am drawn to the magic realism of her work, and the dual forces of nature that toil at the heart of this piece. -tM
was one of the originators of the photomontage, taking place during the dada art movement.
She rubbed shoulders with the likes of Dali, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, and Hausmann in a time when being a female creative outside of the domestic domain was a rarity.
She specifically addressed gender and the figure of woman through her art.
Actively challenging the status of women in the social world, she promoted the idea of the "New Woman" using elements of pop culture in her collages to create a higher and form or art and thought.
Bottom's Up. -tM
Hannah Hoch | The Beautiful Bottom