This women got so sick of being single that she made herself a boyfriend out of clay
Trying to get a date these days can be tedious and often frustrating.
The days wasted flicking through apps. The endless, boring small talk. The nervous and ultimately fruitless meeting.
So, one artist has taken matters into her own hands.
Mary Stephenson makes imaginary boyfriends out of clay, paint and paper.
And then she stages elaborate tableaux with them – be that in restaurants, in front of the Notre Dame or picnicking in the park.
She says it all started at a wedding, where a guest had told her that the past three years of being single had been ‘a waste’.
‘I was completely baffled... read more
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