Dumped Before Valentine’s A plaque near Lightman’s “Dumped Before Valentine’s” carries the quote, “I concentrate all my disappointment and hurt into the tight, sharp point of a pencil lead.” “Dumped” is one result. The triptych begins with a wide view of what she sees from her bench. It continues with the intervention of a call on her cell phone, and ends with the empty bench alone. The images reflect the changes in her emotional world, from being part of a relationship to being alone.
Scroll – Sarah’s forthcoming visual autobiography, her graphic novel, The Book of Sarah (Myriad Editions 2018) is ‘an alternative bible’ to the one she moved away from, distilled from thousands of diary drawings begun in her parents’ garden shed back in 1996.
“On the fourth floor of a Lower East side walk up, my life rose and fell.”
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