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The portrait of a lady (and her cat)

The Cat Women Project is meant to playfully subvert the sexist stereotype of the “cat lady.”

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Reba - BROOKE HUMMER
  • Brooke Hummer
  • Reba


Portraits of women throughout the history of visual art have traditionally honored purity, innocence, or attachment to powerful men, so I’ve appropriated classic painting styles to create a project that instead celebrates the independence and power of our strong, single sisters (and their cats)!  v

Elaine - BROOKE HUMMER
  • Brooke Hummer
  • Elaine

Cora - BROOKE HUMMER
  • Brooke Hummer
  • Cora

Lindsay - BROOKE HUMMER
  • Brooke Hummer
  • Lindsay

Annie - BROOKE HUMMER
  • Brooke Hummer
  • Annie

Chrystyne - BROOKE HUMMER
  • Brooke Hummer
  • Chrystyne

Andrea - BROOKE HUMMER
  • Brooke Hummer
  • Andrea

Kristen - BROOKE HUMMER
  • Brooke Hummer
  • Kristen

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