Straight A-girls and the 'nothing short of perfection' attitude is embosesd into our society and mindset.
Everything has to be done to perfection: the home, the children, the relationship, the career, the body...
The expectations from the world around are skyhigh and maybe the expections towards ourselves are even higher.
The magnolia is almost magical in its beauty, a beauty that only lasts for a few days.
The girl is doing her utmost to balance the tray and not cause a spill.
The text reads (in Danish): "Look under the duvet. Is it not true that there is a rose?"
A long forgotten message from a child, who - in his childlike honesty and innocence, not yet 'corrupted' by fear of failure - created a wonderful moment of perfection.
Measures 50 x 70 cm / 19.7" x 27.6"
Incl. frame: 66 x 92 cm / 26" x 36.2"