Dissembling - Reinforced Fragility

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Sybille Sterk

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Small 12.0" x 8.0"
Medium 18.0" x 12.0"
Large 24.0" x 16.0"
X large 30.0" x 20.0"


  • Each custom artwork is hand stretched and printed for your order
  • Vibrant colors printed on artist grade canvas
  • Printed image wraps 0.25 inch (0.6 cm) over the edges; the sides are white
  • Hanging hardware is included

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Artist's Description

Fourth in the series.

dis·sem·ble (d-smbl)
v. dis·sem·bled, dis·sem·bling, dis·sem·bles
1. To disguise or conceal behind a false appearance. See Synonyms at disguise.
2. To make a false show of; feign.
To disguise or conceal one’s real nature, motives, or feelings behind a false appearance.

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The series is about the different guises and masks we wear.

This particular image is about the armour we wear to hide our own vulnerabilities and fragility. The more we reinforce that outer armour though, the more fragile we are when that armour is penetrated as the armour is often an inability of dealing the issues that make us vulnerable and fragile.

I’ve painted the face armour and then texturised it and added the screw heads (my own photographs). The fragility stickers are photographs from a parcel that we recently received. It’s funny you never realise what may come in handy, so I am constantly snapping away at everything.


Others in the series


Portrait by Blair-W

Blue by RhapsodyinAlto

Another Mixed Texture Set by Shadowhouse
Darkworld Texture Set by Shadowhouse

Perfect Portrait 3 by TheCoffeshopBlog

All other images/textures etc my own.


Artwork Comments

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