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Marilyn Minter

Cracked Glass, 2013

Wool (New Zealand) & Silk (Bamboo or Mulberry)
86 3/5 × 114 1/5 in
220 × 290 cm
Edition of 50 + 1AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Los Angeles
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For Henzel Studio, Marilyn Minter re-appropriated her photograph Cracked Glass. Through use of …

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For Henzel Studio, Marilyn Minter re-appropriated her photograph Cracked Glass. Through use of variable pile heights, actual cracks have been created. The water drops are elevated and have been enhanced with silk adding a contrasting sheen.

Manufacturer
Henzel Studio
Image rights
Marilyn Minter / THE NEW / Henzel Studio
Marilyn Minter
American, b. 1948
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In visceral and gaudy paintings, photographs, and video works, Marilyn Minter examines the relationship between the body, cultural anxieties about sexuality and desire, and fashion imagery. Minter is best known for glossy, hyperrealistic paintings in enamel on metal that depict closeups of makeup-laden lips, eyes, and feet—a liquid-dripping gold-toothed smile or a pair of glistening high heels splashing in metallic fluid. Strut (2004–5) portrays a muddied foot in a gem-encrusted high heel. Minter also photographs body parts seen through panes of wet glass, captured from characteristically dynamic and provocative angles that suggest the seductive, disturbing nature of glamour.

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About the work
THE NEW
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, +1 more
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For Henzel Studio, Marilyn Minter re-appropriated her photograph Cracked Glass. Through use of …

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For Henzel Studio, Marilyn Minter re-appropriated her photograph Cracked Glass. Through use of variable pile heights, actual cracks have been created. The water drops are elevated and have been enhanced with silk adding a contrasting sheen.

Manufacturer
Henzel Studio
Image rights
Marilyn Minter / THE NEW / Henzel Studio
Marilyn Minter
American, b. 1948
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In visceral and gaudy paintings, photographs, and video works, Marilyn Minter examines the relationship between the body, cultural anxieties about sexuality and desire, and fashion imagery. Minter is best known for glossy, hyperrealistic paintings in enamel on metal that depict closeups of makeup-laden lips, eyes, and feet—a liquid-dripping gold-toothed smile or a pair of glistening high heels splashing in metallic fluid. Strut (2004–5) portrays a muddied foot in a gem-encrusted high heel. Minter also photographs body parts seen through panes of wet glass, captured from characteristically dynamic and provocative angles that suggest the seductive, disturbing nature of glamour.

Marilyn Minter

Cracked Glass, 2013

Wool (New Zealand) & Silk (Bamboo or Mulberry)
86 3/5 × 114 1/5 in
220 × 290 cm
Edition of 50 + 1AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
location
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Los Angeles
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