Jill Greenberg, ‘Heat Miser’, 2004, ClampArt
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Jill Greenberg

Heat Miser, 2004

Archival pigment print
50 × 43 in
127 × 109.2 cm
Edition of 10
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Location
New York City
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About the work
ClampArt
New York City

Over a period of approximately five years, Jill Greenberg photographed more than thirty different …

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Photography
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Signed and numbered on label, verso
Series
Monkey Portraits
Jill Greenberg
Canadian, b. 1967
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In her large-scale color photographs of animals and people, Jill Greenberg highlights the stunning physical beauty of all of her subjects, while using their expressive faces and bodies to question the division between the human and the animal and to explore the darker side of human nature. At once sleek and raw, her photographs are informed by her commercial work and shaped by her deeply held feminism and keen sensitivity to her subjects. Working in distinctly defined series, Greenberg has captured the uncanny humanness of monkeys, apes, bears, and horses; photographed crying toddlers as a reaction to the dangerous policies, beliefs, and practices causing profound harm to the earth and all living things; and shot women underwater, clad in bathing suits and matching heels, to represent the impossible ideals of femininity hindering female empowerment and advancement.

Jill Greenberg, ‘Heat Miser’, 2004, ClampArt
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About the work
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Over a period of approximately five years, Jill Greenberg photographed more than thirty different primates – - about twenty different species, including marmosets, mandrills, macaques, and a chimpanzee, to name only a few.

Fascinated by these creatures’ expressions, emotions, and intelligence, Greenberg’s subjects are …

Medium
Photography
Signature
Signed and numbered on label, verso
Series
Monkey Portraits
Jill Greenberg
Canadian, b. 1967
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In her large-scale color photographs of animals and people, Jill Greenberg highlights the stunning physical beauty of all of her subjects, while using their expressive faces and bodies to question the division between the human and the animal and to explore the darker side of human nature. At once sleek and raw, her photographs are informed by her commercial work and shaped by her deeply held feminism and keen sensitivity to her subjects. Working in distinctly defined series, Greenberg has captured the uncanny humanness of monkeys, apes, bears, and horses; photographed crying toddlers as a reaction to the dangerous policies, beliefs, and practices causing profound harm to the earth and all living things; and shot women underwater, clad in bathing suits and matching heels, to represent the impossible ideals of femininity hindering female empowerment and advancement.

Jill Greenberg

Heat Miser, 2004

Archival pigment print
50 × 43 in
127 × 109.2 cm
Edition of 10
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Location
New York City
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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