Natalie Hope McDonald

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Natalie Hope McDonald - Mi Abuela El Universo
Natalie Hope McDonald
Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Mi Abuela El Universo
Mixed media painting in nine panels
48 x 48 inches
1998
Catalog No. 26

If disease had a flavor, it would be peanut butter and jelly.

While I was still in grade school, my mother was diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer. I learned how to spell words such as estrogen, radiation and mastectomy. I learned that a breast was a circle with no beginning and no end. And from this experience, I painted the universe. Otherwise, the acknowledgement that my mother received a prognosis of only a few months to live seemed impossible.


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