Judith goes off her meds

18 Mar

Alternate titles:  “Judith experiences PMS” or “Judith goes through menopause.”

Genskof (Aron Rosa). “Judith and Holofernes,” 2011, acrylic on canvas, 55 x 46 cm,

Yes, there are many women who do not need the Assyrian army at their front door to feel murderous.   Reminds me of the research on female attraction and hormones:  A laboratory study at a major university found that when women were ovulating, they preferred photographs of men with lots of hair, a strong jaw, a muscular chin and a solid brow — but when women were menstruating (or in menopause), they preferred photographs of a man with an ax through his head that has been set on fire.

They did not mention a skateboard.

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Posted by on March 18, 2012 in Gory


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