New art exhibit is a reflection of beauty


"You Are the Standard of Beauty" now on display - PHOTO CREDIT: @WilliamFrederickClothing
"You Are the Standard of Beauty" now on display - PHOTO CREDIT: @WilliamFrederickClothing

The latest art wall installation features the work of a Cleveland-based freelance artist. Da'Shaunae Marisa's work is titled "You Are the Standard of Beauty." The piece is now on display in Public Square on the art wall behind Rebol. “The first time I witnessed a billboard of African-American women I was traveling on the 45 bus to Tri-C. It was a billboard with three black women. I remember looking at it and being surprised, because I had never seen women of color presented in that way, and it was very aesthetically pleasing. So, with that inspiration in mind, I tasked myself with creating a representation of women that I would like to see if I was walking around the city—a powerful group of women who are happy, enjoyi