By Ana Finel Honigman. In all her artistic guises, Leah Schrager is a beautiful woman. Whether harnessing her beauty to create art as her Instagram cam-girl identity, Ona; as Sarah White The Naked Therapist ; or under her own name, Schrager confronts the power, privileges, pitfalls, and prejudices of being a sex-positive, confident woman in command of her own sexual pull.
There were large-format oil paintings of La Croix sparkling water cans and giant ceramic sculptures of Xanax bars. An exhibit called Young Thug as Paintings —which originated as a meme that places photos of the rapper against works of fine art—was especially popular with the highfalutin art crowd. The other photo is from a woman named Ona, who is also played by Schrager. Many women have reclaimed these terms, but the labeling is at its core mistrusting and hostile toward women who embrace and display sexuality on social media. This pressure is magnified and quantified on social media, a place where likes and follower counts translate to opportunity and in this case celebrity. This is especially true in the influencer era, when people with high Instagram followings are granted business deals, sponsorships, and hard cash by companies on all different levels, from niche jewelry shops to industry giants like Dior and Google. Skip to navigation Skip to content.
The manufacturing of celebrity is something that has become more transparent in a post-Kardashian era as we can now see the building blocks of money, power and notoriety at every turn. What sets her apart from other artists, however, is an unashamed desire to live the life of an A-lister. Tell us about The Celebrity Project. How did the premise come about? What are you trying to say by becoming Ona?
Artist and model Leah Schrager has earned 3. The curvy brunette goes by the name Ona Artist , and has achieved Insta-fame by using her bum as a canvas. But "bum artist" Leah uses props and backgrounds to showcase her rear in a tasteful way — so Instagram won't take the snaps down. She shares her saucy snaps using the hashtag toysonapeach, which Leah claims represents her most popular type of post.