Storm in a teacup # 2 - Gabby Malpas

Gabby Malpas

Storm in a teacup # 2

60 x 41cmFramed: 60 x 41cm(Framed) Watercolour and gouache on Arches paperSoldAt art school in the 80s, it was full of teenagers finding themselves away from home, with huge amounts of freedom but also the initial stages of self discovery.Feminism and protest marches were pretty popular. A bunch of the more militant feminists had a go at me once, accusing me of shaving my legs and plucking my eyebrows etc. I may as well have been wearing a dead cat.Of course I’d never been near a razor or tweezers – I was bloody Asian.And so it goes on…