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Chelsea Younkman's avatar Chelsea Younkman

My body of work enables the corporate culture of America to be more accessible to the general population. I feel that the general public has this notion that people who wear suits are intimidating, superior and unemotional because of what the business suit represents power authority and order. My goal is to break down the stereotypical notion of people in suits by using their body language as a vehicle for disorderly emotions. Even the most seemingly power immaculate business men and women are struggling in this challenging economy. Creating these drawings in a monochromatic charcoal-gray tone enhances the conformity of the corporate attire. The charcoal's deep range in values against the pristine white backdrop reinforces the anxious emotions displayed by the featured businessmen and women. Taking away the subjects' environment redirects the viewer's focus to the gesture which in turn helps dramatize the emotions even further.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth: 0 inches
  • Medium: Charcoal on Paper
  • Width: 42 inches
  • Year created: 2014
  • Height: 72 inches