found wood, mixed media
28 x 21 x 11 in.
Pearl Hirshfield is an artist/activist. Working in various media, her paintings, sculpture, and installations have focused on women and address abortion, loneliness, mourning, as well as torture, censorship, the Holocaust, and the environment. Pearl was an early member and supporter of Women for Peace. She served on the planning board of the Chicago Peace Museum and is a member/supporter of Woman Made Gallery. She received a BA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally.