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Andrea Ward: Hairstories
18 Jul 1996 – 16 Sep 1996
Andrea Ward. Hairstories (detail) 1989-94. Hair, printed text and mixed media, plexiglass, mahogany frames, plexiglass shelves (8 panels from suite of 41). 35 x 35 cm. MSVU collection. Purchase, 1996.
Halifax artist Andrea Ward's 41-piece suite Hairstories blends sociological research with aesthetic declaration. Composed of hair samples and statements from women interviewed by the artist, Hairstories gives voice to women's concerns about this one aspect of their appearance.
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