AFRO-CUBISM

Mother Breadwinner

Mother Breadwinner

Silicate | 24x22x14cm | 7.9kg

“Mother Breadwinner” sculpted and named by ROM joined TMMSC in August 2015 and is the twenty – second sculpture in ACJ#1. This Silicate medium piece is inspired by and pays homage to African single mothers and their families, who do not have the support of a husband or security of a father and are underrepresented and underappreciated in African society. The front depicts a mother bending over to comfort the child below her. The back is the back of the mother, with her garments shown in greater detail.

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