Isabel Cisneros: capstone
The artist's statement: In today's society, things are put on the face in the attempt of making one look more beautiful. Facemasks and creams are used to improve skin; make up is utilized to cover up imperfections. My images take that idea to a ridiculous extreme. Not only is my intention to make mockery of this concept, they also embody concepts of mask wearing and ritual. People have always used masks and face paint on the skin for many things from beauty and ceremonial purposes to the concealment of identity. These are the intangible concepts behind the work yet it also simply addresses the ...
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