Audrey Flack’s recent works combine old and new, high and low, intellect and emotion in flamboyant compositions that playfully celebrate the simultaneous contemporary.

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Hand-signed by artist, Inscribed lower left: "Daphne" Signed lower right: "Audrey Flack"
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One of the first photorealist painters to be included in the Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection, Audrey Flack focused the early years of her career on large-scale paintings of still lifes that drew from 17th-century Dutch vanitas painting—updated through a contemporary lens—and brought feminine identities under scrutiny. In meticulous, complex arrangements of fruit, flowers, candles, makeup, and ladies’ accouterments, Flack’s loaded symbolic tableaus address stereotypes of the female ideal. Since the 1980s, Flack has turned her focus to monumental sculpture: “Making sculpture attracted me because of its substantiality,” she has said. In her Neoclassical public sculptures of gilded bronze angels, muses, and goddesses, Flack mines Greek mythology, presenting the female in an array of archetypal guises. Though some critics have condemned her focus on the classical white female, Flack is an avowed feminist, and many of her sculptures seek to reinvent their subjects and source material.

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Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2021
The Art of the Discovery: Post-War SelectionsHollis Taggart
2019
Selections from our Contemporary CollectionHollis Taggart
2017
Audrey Flack: Master Drawings from Crivelli to PollockHollis Taggart
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When the Stardust Fell From My Eyes, 2014

Digital pigment print with mixed media
23 1/2 × 17 1/2 in
59.7 × 44.5 cm
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Audrey Flack’s recent works combine old and new, high and low, intellect and emotion in flamboyant …

Medium
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Inscribed lower left: "Daphne" Signed lower right: "Audrey Flack"
Frame
Included

One of the first photorealist painters to be included in the Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection, Audrey Flack focused the early years of her career on large-scale paintings of still lifes that drew from 17th-century Dutch vanitas painting—updated through a contemporary lens—and brought feminine identities under scrutiny. In meticulous, complex arrangements of fruit, flowers, candles, makeup, and ladies’ accouterments, Flack’s loaded symbolic tableaus address stereotypes of the female ideal. Since the 1980s, Flack has turned her focus to monumental sculpture: “Making sculpture attracted me because of its substantiality,” she has said. In her Neoclassical public sculptures of gilded bronze angels, muses, and goddesses, Flack mines Greek mythology, presenting the female in an array of archetypal guises. Though some critics have condemned her focus on the classical white female, Flack is an avowed feminist, and many of her sculptures seek to reinvent their subjects and source material.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Other works from Audrey Flack: Master Drawings from Crivelli to Pollock
Other works by Audrey Flack
Other works from Hollis Taggart
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