Rebecca Ladds
Stubborn Ends of the Upsweep
carbon pencil on paper on mdf
19″ x 17″

Donated by: The Artist
Estimate: $ 1600

First time participating in Art With Heart

Matching Gift

Casey House thanks the Shevlen family, who has generously committed to a matching gift equivalent to the hammer price of this lot, up to a maximum of $2500

Artist’s Statement

In exploring objects as evidence of human indexes, ‘Stubborn Ends of the Upsweep’ looks to find common emotive content between extinct 17th Century tulip bulbs, a crystal ashtray, and a West German brand of women’s industrial hairnets. Discovering subtle female presence in each unrelated data point, the artist creates a monument to the value of working class femininity.