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Growing Pains


Each of these works, when arranged together, depict a timeline of childhood naivety and oblivion to adulthood realities. A child's innocence is stripped away from him/her over time through exposure to war/conflict, sexualization, education, cultural standards and a growth of self-conscienceness and self-awareness.

Possible title ideas:
Growing Pains
Childhood Lost
Adolescence Lost
Premature Maturity

Added pieces:
Mary Ellen Mark's photo of a smoking girl
Banksy's Child Soldier or Charlie Brown
To Kill A Mockingbird/Catcher in the Rye
Barbie doll/Bratz doll

LATCH Organizations:
Time - Age of adolescent depicted; date/time of art creation
Categorial - Loss of innocence through war/conflict, education, sexualization
Hierarchical - Levels of innocence

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A Florentine Lady
A Florentine Lady Title
ca. 1892 Period
71.446 Accession
costume, collar, bust, sculpture, ivory, woman, tiffany, elegance, boldness, dignity Tags
A Roman Slave Market
A Roman Slave Market Title
ca. 1884 Period
37.885 Accession
gerome, rule-breakers, slave, market, nude, woman, roman, tiepolo, islam, boys, naked, pretty, sexy, butt, dab Tags
Boys Playing Marbles
Boys Playing Marbles Title
ca. 1860 Period
37.1636 Accession
children, nostalgic, game, playful, drawing, games Tags
Children At Prayer
Children At Prayer Title
1838 Period
37.1295 Accession
Interior with Woman Teaching Child to Pray
Interior with Woman Teaching Child to Pray Title
1819-1886 Period
37.1404 Accession
drawing, family, woman, children, teaching, play, mother, baby Tags
Portrait of a Child of the Royal Blood
Portrait of a Child of the Royal Blood Title
ca. 1677-1678 Period
37.1736 Accession
Reproduction: Tosei sanjuni so
Reproduction: Tosei sanjuni so Title
ca. 1791-1841 (late Edo) Period
95.2 Accession
Susannah and the Elders
Susannah and the Elders Title
ca. 1700-1727 (late Baroque) Period
37.1880 Accession
rule-breakers, naked Tags
The Abduction of Deianira
The Abduction of Deianira Title
ca. 1730-1767 (Baroque) Period
37.1836 Accession
orpheus, oil, mythological, centaur, roman Tags
The Confessional
The Confessional Title
1867 Period
37.1374 Accession
The Little Dressmaker
The Little Dressmaker Title
1858 Period
37.24 Accession
Two Women Wrestling
Two Women Wrestling Title
1675-1700 (Baroque) Period
54.647 Accession
girl, fight Tags
War
War Title
1872 Period
37.124 Accession
century, allegory, baby, belgium, blood, child, coins, dog, gun, painting, war, peace, woman, creepy, sad Tags
Young Russian Woman
Young Russian Woman Title
ca. 1756-1762 (Baroque) Period
37.2377 Accession
veronese, rococo, royalpainter, russia Tags
浴後之女 (Woman after the Bath (Yokujo no Onna))
浴後之女 (Woman after the Bath (Yokujo no Onna)) Title
1920 Period
95.881 Accession