Deborah Oropallo, ‘Baby Blue’, Print, Pigment Print, gallery 1871
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Deborah Oropallo

Baby Blue

Pigment Print
55 × 44 1/2 in
139.7 × 113 cm
$7,300
Location
Chicago
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gallery 1871
Chicago

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Deborah Oropallo
American, b. 1954
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In her manipulated, history-style portraits, Deborah Oropallo deconstructs conventional tropes of painting to unearth their hidden social attitudes. She appropriates images of 17th and 18th century portraits of men from the Internet, layering over them erotic images of women in similar poses, embellished with painterly flourishes. Oropallo’s interventions strip the original images of their historical import and poise by placing potent male figures on the same plane as alluring females, and recognizing the paintings’ subjects as engaging in costuming, theater, and masquerade.

Deborah Oropallo, ‘Baby Blue’, Print, Pigment Print, gallery 1871
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gallery 1871
Chicago

Framing included in pricing

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Signature
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Image rights
All rights reserved
Deborah Oropallo
American, b. 1954
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In her manipulated, history-style portraits, Deborah Oropallo deconstructs conventional tropes of painting to unearth their hidden social attitudes. She appropriates images of 17th and 18th century portraits of men from the Internet, layering over them erotic images of women in similar poses, embellished with painterly flourishes. Oropallo’s interventions strip the original images of their historical import and poise by placing potent male figures on the same plane as alluring females, and recognizing the paintings’ subjects as engaging in costuming, theater, and masquerade.

Deborah Oropallo

Baby Blue

Pigment Print
55 × 44 1/2 in
139.7 × 113 cm
$7,300
Location
Chicago
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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