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Still I Rise

Serah Yolinda Belmont's avatar Serah Yolinda Belmont

AFRICAN QUEEN SCULPTURE painted gold w/AVANT GARDE WEARABLE ART PIECES. Head, hair dyed red like terra rossa, & diamond eyes. Earrings gold & wood w/black & ruby crystals. Gold crown handmade from leather w/crystal brooch, ruby, sapphire & diamond like swarovski crystals. Amethyst on gold Sceptre, w/pearls & precious jewels. Orb, painted gold w/pewter leather, jewels & large rhinestone cross. Halter, Indigo blue iridescent gown is canvas for abstractly painted Eiffel Tower in Africa's colors, w/neckline of a string of swarvoski 'crystal paradise shine' crystals. Cape, exaggerated high collar & shoulders shrug, made of leopard print faux fur & fabrics flown in from the mother land; piece sewn, in an Assembly-line African American quilting style onto gold lame backing, w/center box pleat, attached to indigo fabric w/hand painted leather African mask applique center back & short ruffle train. Closure a 6 in' gold & black leopard brooch. Moccasins, black & gold leather w/jeweled buckles.

Entry Details
  • Art form: Installation
  • Depth: 5 feet
  • Medium: Sculpture, Fabric, Paint, Jewels
  • Width: 3 feet
  • Year created: 2017
  • Height: 7 feet