Sue Williams, ‘Selected Tufts’, 2006, Phillips
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Sue Williams

Selected Tufts, 2006

Oil on canvas
72 × 84 in
182.9 × 213.4 cm
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Signed and dated "Sue Williams 2006" on the reverse
Sue Williams
American, b. 1954
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Sue Williams explores issues of gender inequality and injustice through her semi-abstract paintings that depict forms of sexual violence, rape, battery, and emotional abuse. Forsaking the hyper-masculine themes and methods of Abstract Expressionism, she introduces figures of genitalia, severed body parts, and internal organs into her large, frenetic, compositions. Though influenced by cartoons, her later work has moved towards a purer abstraction, devoid of the more explicitly brutalized and mutilated forms of her earlier work and evoking the compositions of Jackson Pollock’s gestural paintings with her sweeping tangles of entrails.

Sue Williams, ‘Selected Tufts’, 2006, Phillips
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Signed and dated "Sue Williams 2006" on the reverse
Sue Williams
American, b. 1954
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Sue Williams explores issues of gender inequality and injustice through her semi-abstract paintings that depict forms of sexual violence, rape, battery, and emotional abuse. Forsaking the hyper-masculine themes and methods of Abstract Expressionism, she introduces figures of genitalia, severed body parts, and internal organs into her large, frenetic, compositions. Though influenced by cartoons, her later work has moved towards a purer abstraction, devoid of the more explicitly brutalized and mutilated forms of her earlier work and evoking the compositions of Jackson Pollock’s gestural paintings with her sweeping tangles of entrails.

Sue Williams

Selected Tufts, 2006

Oil on canvas
72 × 84 in
182.9 × 213.4 cm
Bidding closed
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