Current Affairs is a series of works that respond both to pre and post election, personally as a woman, and more broadly, as a citizen reconsidering social justice and the integrity of the political climate.

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Where Liberty Dwells
2019
Metal, wood, plastic, resin, metal leaf, velvet fabric, tassels, stickers, lettering, plaster, acrylic, rhinestones, epoxy, wax, polyurethane, carpet, rubber, brass and shredded one dollar bills
Mock Up (size varies) Each sculpture stand approximately 32"h x 13"w x 13"d
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Museum board, archival paper, resin, acrylic and wax
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Hope For World Peace
2018-2019
Museum board, archival paper, resin, acrylic and wax
22 ½"h x 47"w x 38"d
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Brass, velvet, lettering and shredded one dollar bills
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There Is My Country
2018-2019
Brass, velvet, lettering and shredded one dollar bills
34"h x 48"w x 21"d
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Metal leaf, wood, French Limoges, vinyl lettering, velvet pillow, quartz crystal, and brass 
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Is That All There Is?
2018
Metal leaf, wood, French Limoges, vinyl lettering, velvet pillow, quartz crystal, and brass 
18 ½'h x 7 ½"w x 7"d
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Wood, acrylic, plastic, metal leaf, glass, mirror, shredded US $1 bills, American flag, rhinestone lettering and polyurethane
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VOTE Unicorn
2018
Wood, acrylic, plastic, metal leaf, glass, mirror, shredded US $1 bills, American flag, rhinestone lettering and polyurethane
25 ½"h x 7"d
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Flock velvet, wood board, plastic, metal leaf, shredded dollar bills, and digital print
#TheSilverSpoon
2019
Flock velvet, wood board, plastic, metal leaf, shredded dollar bills, and digital print
12"h x 12"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Flock velvet, wood board, plastic, metal leaf, shredded dollar bills, crystals and digital print
#FollowTheMoney
2019
Flock velvet, wood board, plastic, metal leaf, shredded dollar bills, crystals and digital print
12"h x 12"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital Archival Print
Pride
2002-2019
Digital Archival Print
11 ½" h x 40"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
Liberation
1999-2019
Digital archival print
10"h x 40"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
Do You Hear Me
2019
Digital archival print
43"h x 30w"
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
My Body I Can Do What I Want With It
2019
Digital archival print
44"h x 30"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
My Body My Choice
2019
Digital archival print
40"h x 30 ½"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
Stop The Ban
1999-2019
Digital archival print
40" h x 30" w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
The Right to Choose
2019
Digital archival print
47 ¼"h x 30"h
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Resin, plastic, digital print, plexiglass and mourning bunting flag and panels
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AMERICA 2018
2018
Resin, plastic, digital print, plexiglass and mourning bunting flag and panels
96"h x 70"w x 3"d
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs C-print face mounted to plexi, bunting American flag and plaque of the US Declaration of Independence
A Declaration
2017- 2018
C-print face mounted to plexi, bunting American flag and plaque of the US Declaration of Independence
43"h x 66"w x 5"d
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital C-print face-mounted on aluminum back and non-glare museum plexi front
The End
2018
Digital C-print face-mounted on aluminum back and non-glare museum plexi front
31"h x 20"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
I'm Still Here
2018
Digital archival print
Dimensions variable
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Glass dish, resin, acrylic
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Undefined Palate
2018 - 2019
Glass dish, resin, acrylic
11"h x 12"d
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Resin, glitter lettering, Swarovski crystal, acrylic, polyurethane, and enamel on canvas and wood
Do Not Touch
2018
Resin, glitter lettering, Swarovski crystal, acrylic, polyurethane, and enamel on canvas and wood
6"h x 4"w x 2"d
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Acrylic, vinyl lettering, plastic, and polyurethane on canvas
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#Matti
2018
Acrylic, vinyl lettering, plastic, and polyurethane on canvas
4"h x 6 ¾ "w x 2 ¼"d
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Acrylic, vinyl lettering, plastic, and polyurethane on canvas
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#ForTheFuture
2018
Acrylic, vinyl lettering, plastic, and polyurethane on canvas
6 ¼"h x 4 ½"w x 2"d
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital print on archival paper (Framed)
Do Not Touch
2018
Digital print on archival paper (Framed)
30"h x 24"w; Framed dimensions 33 ¼"h x 28"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital print on archival paper (Framed)
Who Killed Medusa?
2017-2018
Digital print on archival paper (Framed)
30"h x 24"w; Framed dimensions 33 ¼"h x 28"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital print on archival paper
If You're Tired of Getting These Emails From ME
2018
Digital print on archival paper
10"h x 14"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print on velvet rag paper
The Right to Choose
2018
Digital archival print on velvet rag paper
4"h x 7"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
Our Rights
2017
Digital archival print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
Power to the People
2017
Digital archival print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
Stories Suc
2017
Digital archival print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
Resist
2017
Digital archival print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
Women's Rights are Human Rights
2017
Digital archival print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
United We Stand
2017
Digital archival print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
We Can Believe In
2017
Digital archival print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
Are We Divided / Divided We Are
2017
Digital archival print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Brass and Vinyl
America 2016
2016
Brass and Vinyl
10"h x 3 ¾"dia
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Wood, Ink, Vinyl Lettering
Farewell America
2016
Wood, Ink, Vinyl Lettering
30"h x 72"w x 36"d
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
We Are Divided / Divided We Are
2016
Digital archival print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Metal leaf on digital print on rag paper and vinyl lettering
America
2016-2017
Metal leaf on digital print on rag paper and vinyl lettering
6"h x 4"w
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
Bully Bully Bully
2016
Digital archival print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
Naughty and Nasty
2016
Digital archival print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital archival print
The Day After
2016
Digital archival print
Arlene Rush • Current Affairs Digital print mounted on foam core, metal campaign buttons, plexi donation box with digital printed sign, glass bowl, Betsy Ross flag and wood shelf
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Rush for President
2008
Digital print mounted on foam core, metal campaign buttons, plexi donation box with digital printed sign, glass bowl, Betsy Ross flag and wood shelf
66"h x 37"w x 16 ½ "d