EXHIBITION

The Presidential Bust of Hillary Rodham Clinton

2006
©Daniel Edwards
Sculpture Courtesy of the Artist
 
On view August 9-September 13, 2006
 
Originally unveiled by The Museum of Sex, ‘The Presidential Bust of Hillary Rodham Clinton: The First Woman President of the United States of America‘ was created by controversial artist Daniel Edwards in reaction to a statement made by actress Sharon Stone. “I think Hillary Clinton is fantastic,” Stone said, “…but a woman should be past her sexuality when she runs. Hillary still has sexual power and I don’t think people will accept that. It’s too threatening.”
 
Daniel Edwards described his sculpture as capturing Clinton “with her head held high, a youthful spirit and a face matured by wisdom. Presented in a low cut gown, her cleavage is on display prominently portraying sexual power which some people still consider too threatening.”