This Red Riding Hood is now grown up and come of age. 80 years on from when Grant Wood’s “American Gothic” was first painted in 1930 the winds of change have transformed the cultural expression of female sexuality.
Is the wolf who holds the mirror to her beauty the male predator of old, lurking in the shadows? …. Or is he an expression of her inner male side, her animus self-appreciating her emboldened feminine sexual power?