“I learned about some basic laws and about the history of Lady Justice, her symbolism and meaning in the court system. I came up with the idea after having some bad experience with the court system in a family matter, and I wanted to create something powerful.
I chose to paint lady Justice in a simple gown with her sword through her chest. The message I was trying to convey is how we as people seemed to “stab her in the back” with corruption and how blood was spilled due to these mistakes. A white figure holds her body, my symbolism of “society” with a large red X across its face. If you look closely, you’ll see the scales are uneven and covered in blood, showing favor for the court instead of the people tried.
I was trying to convey anarchy and corruption as I see it, as best as I could convey it.”
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