Medium: Mixed Media on Canvas
Size: 36″ x 48″
In music, a piacere means “at pleasure,” or “at will.” This marking allows a musician to play a musical phrase according to their artistic preference. This means that the musician is empowered to interpret the tempo and dynamics of the phrase. The subject embodies the essence of at one’s pleasure. She’s perpetually operating in a state of a piacere. Her life is self-composed. She moves according to her internal tempo. Because her life is one of independence and self-creation, she does not bind herself to the acceptable tempo and dynamics of others. The beauty lies in her raw, unadulterated expression of self.