St Patrick's Day > Heel
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Oil on canvas, painted in 2014. This painting constitutes part of an installation entitled "MEMORY" and makes reference to everyday things in our world which serve as general and personal memory triggers. A high-heeled shoe invokes many iconic associations: high fashion designers, personal favorites, memorable events where special shoes were worn, and also memories of pain, willing to be tolerated for the sake of a special look created by the one and only high heels.
An American artist who has lived in Europe for more than three decades, Marcella Lassen is a native of Southern California. She completed a BFA Degree cum laude in Fine Arts and Art History at the University of Southern California in 1975. Moving to Europe permanently in 1976, she has lived and worked in Germany, Austria, Belgium and Switzerland. She completed a further degree in Monumental Painting at the Art Academy in Brussels in 1998. Marcella Lassen has exhibited throughout ...