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Janine Antoni

If I Die Before I Wake (mother's hand meets daughter's hand in prayer), 2004

Porcelain nightlight with electrical fixture
5 3/8 × 4 1/4 × 6 in
13.7 × 10.8 × 15.2 cm
Edition 19/25
This is part of a limited edition set.
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About the work
Art in General: Benefit Auction (2016)

Bahamian artist Janine Antoni is diligently corporeal in her approach to performance and sculpture. …

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Bahamian artist Janine Antoni is diligently corporeal in her approach to performance and sculpture. In the video piece “Touch,” she spent months training to walk across a tightrope over water, just level enough with the horizon line that it appeared miraculous. Balance and divinity are joined once again in her work If …

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© Janine Antoni; Courtesy of the artist and Luhring Augustine, New York.
Signature
On bottom of the sculpture near lightbulb
Janine Antoni
Bahamian, b. 1964
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For Janine Antoni, the body is a tool with which to create art. Combining performance and …

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For Janine Antoni, the body is a tool with which to create art. Combining performance and sculpture, she investigates such everyday activities as eating and sleeping. In her breakthrough piece Gnaw (1992), she used her mouth to chisel away at two Minimalist-looking cubes—one made of 600 pounds of lard and the other of …

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About the work
Art in General: Benefit Auction (2016)

Bahamian artist Janine Antoni is diligently corporeal in her approach to performance and sculpture. …

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Bahamian artist Janine Antoni is diligently corporeal in her approach to performance and sculpture. In the video piece “Touch,” she spent months training to walk across a tightrope over water, just level enough with the horizon line that it appeared miraculous. Balance and divinity are joined once again in her work If …

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Image rights
© Janine Antoni; Courtesy of the artist and Luhring Augustine, New York.
Signature
On bottom of the sculpture near lightbulb
Janine Antoni
Bahamian, b. 1964
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For Janine Antoni, the body is a tool with which to create art. Combining performance and …

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For Janine Antoni, the body is a tool with which to create art. Combining performance and sculpture, she investigates such everyday activities as eating and sleeping. In her breakthrough piece Gnaw (1992), she used her mouth to chisel away at two Minimalist-looking cubes—one made of 600 pounds of lard and the other of …

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Janine Antoni

If I Die Before I Wake (mother's hand meets daughter's hand in prayer), 2004

Porcelain nightlight with electrical fixture
5 3/8 × 4 1/4 × 6 in
13.7 × 10.8 × 15.2 cm
Edition 19/25
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed