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Air de Paris
Paris
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In her trademark psychedelic style, Dorothy Iannone depicts the transcendent spirituality of the female sexual experience. Her visual language is derived from Egyptian frescoes, Byzantine mosaics, and ancient fertility statues, and her subject of choice has been her declared muse, long-time lover and fellow artist Dieter Roth, and their sexual relationship. An Icelandic Saga (1978-86), a comic book-like series of drawings with handwritten text that recalls in great sexual detail Iannone’s early relationship with Roth, was featured in her 2010 solo at the New Museum. Iannone works on canvas, paper, wood, and, in later work, video and installation.

Emerging
Represented by up-and-coming galleries.
Selected exhibitions
2019
Lady Liberty Meets Her Match: Dorothy IannonePeres Projects
2018
Dorothy IannoneHigh Line Art
2017
CUNTVENUS
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I Was Thinking Of You III, 1975

Acrylic on wood, video from 1975 converted to DVD, LCD flat screen, transformer
74 4/5 × 39 2/5 × 14 3/5 in
190 × 100 × 37 cm
Location
Paris
AP
Air de Paris
Paris
Medium
Image rights
Courtesy Air de Paris, Paris

In her trademark psychedelic style, Dorothy Iannone depicts the transcendent spirituality of the female sexual experience. Her visual language is derived from Egyptian frescoes, Byzantine mosaics, and ancient fertility statues, and her subject of choice has been her declared muse, long-time lover and fellow artist Dieter Roth, and their sexual relationship. An Icelandic Saga (1978-86), a comic book-like series of drawings with handwritten text that recalls in great sexual detail Iannone’s early relationship with Roth, was featured in her 2010 solo at the New Museum. Iannone works on canvas, paper, wood, and, in later work, video and installation.

Emerging
Represented by up-and-coming galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
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