"Why would they want to compete?"
This painting gives light on female tennis players' hardship of becoming competitive players. While tennis is a welcoming sport, women had to fight for their respect while playing. This quote is a real statement from stan smith in the 70s. Before we start to hate on Stan Smith, let's admit the 70s were still a time when women we having to fight everywhere to be respected as individuals.
Quote in the painting: 'In the men's game, America Stan Smith, questions why women would want to compete. "These girls would be much happier if they settles down, got married, and had a family, " he told the UK's Daily Mirror. "Tennis is a rough life and it really isn't good for them. It defeminizes them."
Size: 60" W x 40" H (original painting size)
Weight: Varies depending on the material the weight is about 12 lbs.
Material: Acrylic on canvas
All Wood Framing Options: White Matte, Black Matte, Walnut Matte
By Artist: Susan Havens-Morris
Please note: fluorescent paint in the painting is bright and not photographed as such.