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Liliana Porter

The Conversation, 2001

Lithograph
15 × 11 1/4 in
38.1 × 28.6 cm
Edition of 25
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Publisher
Goya Contemporary / Goya Girl Press
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Image courtesy of Goya Contemporary Gallery, Baltimore MD.
Liliana Porter
Argentinean, b. 1941
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Liliana Porter produces prints, drawings, paintings, photography, video works, and installations that dabble in the absurd. Porter juxtaposes figurines of popular cultural icons, children’s toys, and other kitsch objects in surreal compositions, so that unlikely relationships emerge—to unsettling or fantastical effect. In her photograph Dialogue with Penguin (1999), for example, a toy penguin converses with a bust of Christ. Porter cites René Magritte as a major influence, and her works reveal a sense of wry humor that reflects that of the famous Belgian Surrealist.

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About the work
Publisher
Goya Contemporary / Goya Girl Press
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Image courtesy of Goya Contemporary Gallery, Baltimore MD.
Liliana Porter
Argentinean, b. 1941
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Liliana Porter produces prints, drawings, paintings, photography, video works, and installations that dabble in the absurd. Porter juxtaposes figurines of popular cultural icons, children’s toys, and other kitsch objects in surreal compositions, so that unlikely relationships emerge—to unsettling or fantastical effect. In her photograph Dialogue with Penguin (1999), for example, a toy penguin converses with a bust of Christ. Porter cites René Magritte as a major influence, and her works reveal a sense of wry humor that reflects that of the famous Belgian Surrealist.

Liliana Porter

The Conversation, 2001

Lithograph
15 × 11 1/4 in
38.1 × 28.6 cm
Edition of 25
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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