Jarrett Christian
Liberty Construct #1, 2014
Ink on rice paper

Jarrett Christian of Atlanta, Georgia, believes that “the four notions of freedom, put forth by Franklin D. Roosevelt are still cause, in the minds of Americans, to get out of bed, go to work, and put food on the table. But I also believe that we question the strength of the structure on which we place the weight of these ideals.” In this allegory, Lady Liberty is represented as a lifeless figure, while elephants and donkeys in the distance, chained to a rail car, are pulling in opposite directions