'A Narcissistic Ballad' is an artful shoot that tells a story of sadness, anguish and strength. Maren's feminine vulnerability is juxtaposed against a powerful vigor, a balance any victim of heartbreak is familiar with. The air of this monochromatic shoot is aided by the delicate lighting and simple, yet glamorous costuming, which includes labels such as Givenchy and Jeremy Scott chosen by stylist Joanne Blades.
Implications - For the majority of consumers, art is intended to tell a story and evoke emotion in the viewer. Consumers are apt to buy works that serves as an escape from the boundaries and limitations of every day life.