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Crying Circus Strong Man Male Vulnerability Vulnerable Sad Sobbing Depressed Strongman Weightlifter Sideshow Fair Act Freak Art Print

Ashlee Craft


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Crying Circus Strong Man Male Vulnerability Vulnerable Sad Sobbing Depressed Strongman Weightlifter Sideshow Fair Act Freak Art Print
A painting exploring the concept of male vulnerability. Why is the circus man crying?

Maybe he's been at this for years but hasn't gotten to where he wants to be. Maybe he feels like he is a complete failure he wonders whether he should just give up on his dreams. Maybe he has been working at this for years & HAS FINALLY got the job of his dreams & everything he's gone through has been worth it. Maybe he finally feels like he is a success. Maybe the fellow circus man he fell in love with doesn't like him back & his heart is broken. Maybe he's feeling suicidal & is contemplating hurting himself. Maybe he's tired of the facade, pretending he's invincible when deep down he has the crippling fear that he will never be enough. Maybe Three Dog Night's The Show Must Go On makes too much sense to him. Maybe he's just learned he's going to be a father, & after all these years of trying his wife is pregnant with a daughter. Maybe deep down he's paralyzingly insecure that he doesn't measure up to the standards he holds for himself; that he will never be strong enough; that his body looks wrong. Maybe he's struggling so bad to hold it all together, but he's on the verge of having a nervous breakdown; maybe he's so overwhelmed that he doesn't know what to do. Maybe he's just come to terms with the fact that it's okay to cry. Maybe he finally knows what he needs to do; who he needs to become.

Poster printed on 110 lb matte cardstock & measures 8.5" W x 11" H.

NOTE: Color of product may vary slightly due to differences in computer screens & printing processes.