Farrah Karapetian, ‘Goodbye to All That’, 2018, Photography, Pigment print on fiber based paper, Diane Rosenstein
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Farrah Karapetian

Goodbye to All That, 2018

Pigment print on fiber based paper
37 × 30 in
94 × 76.2 cm
Editions 2-3 of 2
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Location
Los Angeles
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Diane Rosenstein
Los Angeles

Every few years, at the end of a major phase of life, Karapetian executes a photogram on her own …

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Farrah Karapetian
American, b. 1978
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In her cameraless photography and sculpture, Farrah Karapetian probes questions of photographic representation and reality and explores the relationship between different mediums. Karapetian produces mainly large-scale photograms that reproduce pictures of current events and other found imagery, particularly scenes and signs of protest, abstracting their forms in order to allow viewers’ to introduce new associative meanings. Addressing the photographic representation as a metaphor rather than a document, Karapetian presents the image as a constructed object, and allows the artist’s labor to assert itself. As she explains, “I’ve long been attracted to the marks people make on architecture to express their concerns, in part because the marks I make through photogramming express mine.”

Farrah Karapetian, ‘Goodbye to All That’, 2018, Photography, Pigment print on fiber based paper, Diane Rosenstein
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Diane Rosenstein
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Every few years, at the end of a major phase of life, Karapetian executes a photogram on her own body and has it photographed by some commercial photographer in a specific way.
Here, in dealing with themes of loss, she chose Horst P. Horst's Mainbocher Corset, Paris (1939) image, and burnt the image of a corset …

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Framed
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Hand-signed by artist
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©Farrah Karapetian (Courtesy Diane Rosenstein Gallery)
Farrah Karapetian
American, b. 1978
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In her cameraless photography and sculpture, Farrah Karapetian probes questions of photographic representation and reality and explores the relationship between different mediums. Karapetian produces mainly large-scale photograms that reproduce pictures of current events and other found imagery, particularly scenes and signs of protest, abstracting their forms in order to allow viewers’ to introduce new associative meanings. Addressing the photographic representation as a metaphor rather than a document, Karapetian presents the image as a constructed object, and allows the artist’s labor to assert itself. As she explains, “I’ve long been attracted to the marks people make on architecture to express their concerns, in part because the marks I make through photogramming express mine.”

Farrah Karapetian

Goodbye to All That, 2018

Pigment print on fiber based paper
37 × 30 in
94 × 76.2 cm
Editions 2-3 of 2
.
Sold
Location
Los Angeles
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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