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The portrait of a lady (and her cat) 

The Cat Women Project is meant to playfully subvert the sexist stereotype of the “cat lady.”

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Reba - BROOKE HUMMER
  • Reba
  • Brooke Hummer


Portraits of women throughout the history of visual art have traditionally honored purity, innocence, or attachment to powerful men, so I’ve appropriated classic painting styles to create a project that instead celebrates the independence and power of our strong, single sisters (and their cats)!  v

Elaine - BROOKE HUMMER
  • Elaine
  • Brooke Hummer

Cora - BROOKE HUMMER
  • Cora
  • Brooke Hummer

Lindsay - BROOKE HUMMER
  • Lindsay
  • Brooke Hummer

Annie - BROOKE HUMMER
  • Annie
  • Brooke Hummer

Chrystyne - BROOKE HUMMER
  • Chrystyne
  • Brooke Hummer

Andrea - BROOKE HUMMER
  • Andrea
  • Brooke Hummer

Kristen - BROOKE HUMMER
  • Kristen
  • Brooke Hummer

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