"Rosebud" (1983)

"Rosebud," 1983
Oil on canvas, 60 x 42 inches
© Mary Heilmann
Courtesy the artist, 303 Gallery, New York and Hauser & Wirth, Zürich London

"Catholicism continues on in the work. I have a tremendous love for the spiritual part of life. The drip as an icon ... bleeding people wearing crowns of thorns. I did a painting based on the martyrdom of St. Sebastian. It’s called Rosebud (1983)."

-Mary Heilmann