Statue of Britney?? - Mothering Forums

 
Thread Tools
#1 of 12 Old 03-28-2006, 08:28 PM - Thread Starter
 
jlpetitte's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 419
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Anyone else seen this: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060328/..._art_brouhaha?

What do ya think?

I wonder what Britney thinks.
jlpetitte is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 12 Old 03-28-2006, 09:03 PM
 
Lovinmy2babies+1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 276
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I wonder if people sometimes forget that she elected to have a c-section because she was afraid of labor pains. It would be more lifelike if it was a statue of her laying on an operating table.
Lovinmy2babies+1 is offline  
#3 of 12 Old 03-28-2006, 09:10 PM
 
courtenay_e's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: In my own little piece of paradise
Posts: 8,105
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
What. A. Crock. Yes, I agree w/pp. He could certainly have chosen a better example of a woman giving birth! She would NEVER be someone I'd choose to depict childbirth!

Mama to two awesome kids. Wife to a wonderful, attached, loving husband. I love my job-- I'm a Midwife, Doula and Childbirth Educator, Classes forming now!

courtenay_e is offline  
#4 of 12 Old 03-28-2006, 09:27 PM - Thread Starter
 
jlpetitte's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 419
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I agree, thats whats so interesting that this artist decided to depict her. And in the statue, she looks so powerful- I mean whats more powerful than having a baby on a bear rug? Pretty interesting... I wonder what Britney thinks...
jlpetitte is offline  
#5 of 12 Old 03-28-2006, 09:28 PM
 
dynamicdoula's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Kitsap County, WA
Posts: 2,277
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I don't care who it is, I love the statue. It doesn't look like Britney to me at all. I love the depiction of women as sexual, birthing beings.

Kristina in Kitsap County, WA
Doula, Student Midwife, Mama, Wife & More
http://redspiral.blogspot.com
dynamicdoula is offline  
#6 of 12 Old 03-28-2006, 09:43 PM
 
MommyBear's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: KS
Posts: 565
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I know my c/s didn't look anything like that. The closest it came is when they were holding my legs over my head so the spinal would spread. It is an interesting statue though... I wonder if smaller reproductions will be sold.

Betty *(.)(.)* mama to: DS1 (12) DS2 (11) DS3 (8)
(12/26/06) (5/11/09) (10/7/09)x2

MommyBear is offline  
#7 of 12 Old 03-28-2006, 10:07 PM
 
Baby Makes 4's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Posts: 2,433
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I would love it if it wasn't supposed to be Britney.

Shouldn't she be posed seductively on her back with a team of surgeons surrounding her?
Baby Makes 4 is offline  
#8 of 12 Old 03-28-2006, 10:10 PM
 
Ruthla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 43,680
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 9 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Baby Makes 4
Shouldn't she be posed seductively on her back with a team of surgeons surrounding her?

Ruth, single mommy to Leah, 20, Hannah, 19, and Jack, 13(homeschooled)
Ruthla is offline  
#9 of 12 Old 03-28-2006, 11:18 PM
 
lovebug's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: back in the GREAT state of Minnesota! oh how i have missed you!
Posts: 4,556
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lovinmy2babies+1
I wonder if people sometimes forget that she elected to have a c-section because she was afraid of labor pains. It would be more lifelike if it was a statue of her laying on an operating table.

Your life doesnât change by the man whos elected. If your loved by someone you can't be rejected... decide what to be and go be it! If your a caged bird brake in and demand that somebody free it.
lovebug is offline  
#10 of 12 Old 03-29-2006, 12:26 PM
 
mysticmomma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Baltimore
Posts: 5,522
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
ugh

hh2.gif

mysticmomma is offline  
#11 of 12 Old 03-29-2006, 12:36 PM
 
rozzie'sma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Amdist the urban decay
Posts: 2,281
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Why not pam anderson or Cindy Crawford, you know women who had natural births. Not someone who did a c-sec for no good reason.
rozzie'sma is offline  
#12 of 12 Old 03-29-2006, 04:01 PM
 
MonicaS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: FL Suncoast
Posts: 792
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Yeah that to all of the above!

I think it's an amazing piece of art, but I don't know why he made it be Brittany. Luckly, it doesn't really look much like her, so we can imagine the statue is just some beautiful, strong, birthing woman.
MonicaS is offline  
Reply


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 17,348

136 members and 17,212 guests
1babysmom , 2moms15 , a-sorta-fairytale , AddressOurMess , adiejan , agentofchaos , agilesheltie , Ajbaby , alisonh916 , allirue , AllTomorrowsParties , AMG , angeebaby , Annaintoronto , atremag , aylasebmom , bananabee , bannerd , bluefaery , brusselsmama , bubbagirl , BushMama83 , CarrieCo , Celestical , ChasingDreams , chickabiddy , chknlovr , chuord , Crimson8 , DungeonQueen , easydoesit , elliha , emmy526 , EMRguy , EnviroBecca , Erica526 , ess3 , farmermomma , firmfoot , floss&ferd , greenemami , happyhats , hillymum , Hollycrand , ian'smommaya , Incubator , JadePlant , Jenn27 , Jessica765 , jsnv , kathymuggle , kitchensqueen , Krc , krystyn33 , kryztuh , KYTNAOC , lightheartedmom , lilmissgiggles , LiLStar , LilyTiger , littlebear3 , loveandlight33 , LTurtle , mama24-7 , mamabear0314 , mamabear81 , mamamargo , mariamadly , mckenke5 , MDoc , MeepyCat , meghan_marie , meowmix , Milk8shake , Mirzam , moominmamma , MountainMamaGC , MylittleTiger , NaturallyKait , Nazsmum , NDelaney , newmamalizzy , Nonie's mom , oaksie68 , oasis84 , orangemomma , persephassa , Piskito , pranava , primalmom , quantumleap , rainydaywoman , Reyhan , RollerCoasterMama , Rosehip , rubelin , Ruthiegirl , SandiMae , sarafl , Serafina33 , shantimama , Shmootzi , siennaflower , sillysapling , smiller , sofreshsoclean , sortacrispy , spewie , Springshowers , stellanyc , StepGirlfriend , SummerStorm22 , suzywan , teacozy , thtr4me , Tigerle , tiqa , TourmalineMama , TrishWSU , typebug , Vaske , verticalscope , violetflapjack , whoami , Wolfcat , wolfmama31 , Xerxella , zoeyzoo , zzzzzzane
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.