Karen Kilimnik, ‘the electricity fairy’, 2010, Lincoln Center Editions
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Karen Kilimnik

the electricity fairy, 2010

Archival pigment print with painted glitter
22 × 16 in
55.9 × 40.6 cm
Edition of 36
.
$3,000
Location
New York
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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Karen Kilimnik
American, b. 1957
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Orchestrating a correspondence between the Romantic tradition and consumer culture, Kilimnik creates wildly imaginative paintings, drawings, assemblage sculptures, installations, photographs, and videos with an uncanny, nostalgic sense of beauty. First noted for her installations of pop cultural detritus (as part of the "scatter art" movement of the 1990s) that recalled the work of feminist artists like Joan Jonas and Barbara Bloom, Kilimnik now includes her own paintings and drawings in her site-specific projects. For a 2007 exhibition, Kilimnik created a room within the larger gallery that mimicked the interior of a 19th-century bordello, her ornately framed paintings hanging salon-style on garish red brocade-covered walls (Red Room, 2007). The easel-sized paintings combined art-historical tradition, fashion imagery, and an awkward, personal intimacy.

Karen Kilimnik, ‘the electricity fairy’, 2010, Lincoln Center Editions
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About the work
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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Karen Kilimnik
American, b. 1957
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Orchestrating a correspondence between the Romantic tradition and consumer culture, Kilimnik creates wildly imaginative paintings, drawings, assemblage sculptures, installations, photographs, and videos with an uncanny, nostalgic sense of beauty. First noted for her installations of pop cultural detritus (as part of the "scatter art" movement of the 1990s) that recalled the work of feminist artists like Joan Jonas and Barbara Bloom, Kilimnik now includes her own paintings and drawings in her site-specific projects. For a 2007 exhibition, Kilimnik created a room within the larger gallery that mimicked the interior of a 19th-century bordello, her ornately framed paintings hanging salon-style on garish red brocade-covered walls (Red Room, 2007). The easel-sized paintings combined art-historical tradition, fashion imagery, and an awkward, personal intimacy.

Karen Kilimnik

the electricity fairy, 2010

Archival pigment print with painted glitter
22 × 16 in
55.9 × 40.6 cm
Edition of 36
.
$3,000
Location
New York
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