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  • Bonnie Biggs

    Helen Schlien Gallery

    Bonnie Biggs dives headlong into that transformational sea of conflicting desires and free-floating expectations that threatens to engulf women in their mid thirties. She creates a literal but germane feminine metaphor for what is, in fact, a generic predicament. Biggs’ personal heroine contemplates surfacing from the confined coziness of a womblike underwater world; smothered yet embraced by the tutelary prison of the past, she considers the rigors of an uncertain future, which she may still avoid through inaction. Liberation or disaster? This perplexity engages the viewer in a female dilemma

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