She Ain’t Holding Them Up, She’s Holding On (Some English Rose)

Oil and pastel on paper | 1986

Sonia Boyce

Sonia Boyce represents herself with her family in this work, which takes inspiration from Frida Kahlo’s My Grandparents, My Parents and I (1936). The title and narrative suggest that Boyce is balancing an Afro-Caribbean heritage with her own identity...
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