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Aimee Hertog

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Artist Statement

My art disrupts and opposes the myth of marital bliss that is propagated in the media as the dream of young women. My world is filled with chaos, a rabid and colorful domestic stew that includes the visceral aspects of marriage and childhood—discarded wedding and bridesmaid dresses, used kitchen utensils, baby puke, peanut butter, and broken toys—as opposed to the glamorous existence featured in the plethora of bride and home living magazines available on the newsstands. I began using the rubbish from my domestic life as the primary materials for my art, rather than co... [more]
Posted by Aimee Hertog on 8/20/13