the world tends to have a
container already built for us
to fit inside: A social security
number, a gender, a race,
a profession or an I.Q. I ponder
if we are more defined by the
container we are in, rather than
what we are inside. Would we
recognize ourselves if we could
expand beyond our bodies?
Would we still be able to exist
if we were authentically
Her work is full of dichotomies—beautiful and ugly, liberated and contained, falling and floating. She endeavors to be always in control of the form but not imprisoned by its physicality. For her, the subject matter is most important.
Bradley believes that through the human figure artists speak a universal language that is timeless and essential. ‘I attempt to expand my sculptures beyond the human flesh of the figure and create the brilliance within us,’ she says.
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