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Chroma (C for Derek Jarman), 2015

Graphite powder, silkscreened pigment, archival wax on cardboard
14 1/2 × 19 3/4 in
36.8 × 50.2 cm
$1,000 - 2,500
Location
Phoenix
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Lisa Sette Gallery
Phoenix
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Medium
Mixed Media
Angela Ellsworth
American, b. 1964
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Through performance, action drawing, video, and sculptural installations, the multidisciplinary artist Angela Ellsworth explores the intersections between art and daily life, public and private. She is particularly interested in the body in motion, tracking physical movement and researching how the body responds to materials, space, and social structures. Her work is informed by the histories of public art, feminism, and religious traditions, especially those pertaining to her rejected Mormon heritage. Her series of “Seer Bonnets: A Continuing Offense” (2009-10) are small reproductions of 19th-century women’s bonnets constructed from thousands of pearl-tipped corsage pins embedded into fabric in precise circular patterns evoking early Mormon “seer stones”. While the pearlescent surfaces look beautiful and pure, the sharp metal pins render the bonnets’ interiors menacing, in reference to domestic oppression, submission, and control endured by women.

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About the work
Lisa Sette Gallery
Phoenix
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framed dimensions and pricing shown

framed dimensions and pricing shown

Medium
Mixed Media
Angela Ellsworth
American, b. 1964
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Through performance, action drawing, video, and sculptural installations, the multidisciplinary artist Angela Ellsworth explores the intersections between art and daily life, public and private. She is particularly interested in the body in motion, tracking physical movement and researching how the body responds to materials, space, and social structures. Her work is informed by the histories of public art, feminism, and religious traditions, especially those pertaining to her rejected Mormon heritage. Her series of “Seer Bonnets: A Continuing Offense” (2009-10) are small reproductions of 19th-century women’s bonnets constructed from thousands of pearl-tipped corsage pins embedded into fabric in precise circular patterns evoking early Mormon “seer stones”. While the pearlescent surfaces look beautiful and pure, the sharp metal pins render the bonnets’ interiors menacing, in reference to domestic oppression, submission, and control endured by women.

Chroma (C for Derek Jarman), 2015

Graphite powder, silkscreened pigment, archival wax on cardboard
14 1/2 × 19 3/4 in
36.8 × 50.2 cm
$1,000 - 2,500
Location
Phoenix
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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