Jesse Mockrin: A Tragedy in Two Parts

Source Juxtapoz Magazine – Juxtapoz Magazine – Home 

In one of Jesse Mockrin’s most recent works, for she died, the artist reimagines Francesco Furini’s 1632 painting, The Birth of Benjamin and the Death of Rachel. It was shared that Mockrin was first intrigued by this biblical scene by a small gesture that could have been overlooked by the sharpest of eagle eyes: a figure sewing up the fabric of a woman’s dress, happening just moments before her death.

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