Double Exposure - Frederick DOUGLASS

YEAR: 2014
DIMENSIONS: 60x48 inches
MEDIUM: 4,500+ Pushpins + Oil on Canvas

In the background is a handpainted replica of one of the slave papers to sold Frederick Bailey as property to new owners.  In the forefront is the portrait of Frederick Douglass, a freed slave, talented orator, and leader of the abolitionist movement. 

The juxtaposition of oppression and power in this double exposure is the theme.