Essay about Yo Mama 's Last Supper By Cox
709 Words Feb 9th, 2016 3 Pages
Now, I must conduct a concextualization in this analysis. This art piece has become well known as one of the most provocative art pieces in the contemporary world. The reason why the public considers this art as provocative is because Cox is demonstrating her body as a protest of existence or of resistance within the setting of an all-male and all-minority background.
I believe she is intending to be viewed as Jesus Christ. The combination of nakedness and white cloth that are worn around her spread out arms could be to symbolize the purity and holiness of female body. Since the color white typically stand for purity, taintlessness, or innocence as brides usually wear white dress to symbolize virginity.
In addition, from the title of this art piece, it tells us that this woman is posing as Jesus; she is spreading her arm out like Jesus depicted in the iconic painting by…