Goldkicker
Goldkicker

Part of an exploration into the pathology of glamour, Goldkicker shifts away from hyperrealism toward kinetic and textural abstraction.

About Marilyn Minter

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.

American, b. 1948, Shreveport, Louisiana, based in New York, New York

Exhibition Highlights On Artsy

2016
Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn
2016
Summer School, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York
2015
Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston
2015
PRETTY RAW: AFTER AND AROUND HELEN FRANKENTHALER, Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Waltham

Solo Shows on Artsy

2016
Spray On, Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, New York
2016
Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn
2015
Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston

Group Shows on Artsy

2016
Human Condition, John Wolf Art Advisory & Brokerage, Los Angeles
2016
Summer School, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York
2015
Extraordinary Photographs V, Rosier Gallery, Berkeley
2015
PRETTY RAW: AFTER AND AROUND HELEN FRANKENTHALER, Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Waltham
2014
NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial, Museum of Arts and Design, New York
2013
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