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effyourbeautystandards

Gwenn Seemel
Fat shaming on the grass (Rachele fitting in) and Superfat Crop Top Girl Gang (Rachele standing out)
2017
acrylic on bird’s eye piqué
each painting 18 inches in diameter

The composition of the first painting is inspired by Édouard Manet’s Luncheon on the grass. The second portrait is named for a coloring book created by the subject, Rachele Cateyes, and the painting itself is based on a photo taken by subject. For more about the making of Superfat Crop Top Girl Gang check out this video, and for more about the making of Fat shaming on the grass go here.