Vanessa Beecroft, ‘VB58.026.TS’, 2005, Photography, Digital c-print, Lia Rumma
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Vanessa Beecroft

VB58.026.TS, 2005

Digital c-print
65 × 196 1/2 in
165 × 499 cm
Edition of 3
.
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Location
Milan, Napoli
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Lia Rumma
Milan, Napoli

Back in Miami Beach, Vanessa Beecroft staged a rather disturbing photo shoot one evening in Collins …

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Vanessa Beecroft
Italian, b. 1969
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Vanessa Beecroft’s work is largely performance-based, often featuring female models as living art objects that exist somewhere between figure and object, static and dynamic. Much of Beecroft’s work is informed by her personal struggle with an eating disorder and she consistently explores issues of body image and femininity in contemporary culture. Beecroft’s highly choreographed performance works examine what constitutes the perfect body, as well as the role of context in determining the intricate relationship between viewer and viewed. In her 2011 performance VB67, for example, nude female models were assembled among marble and plaster sculptures, subverting the traditional art viewing experience while emphasizing both the affinities and the stark differences between the living women and the sculptures.

Vanessa Beecroft, ‘VB58.026.TS’, 2005, Photography, Digital c-print, Lia Rumma
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Milan, Napoli

Back in Miami Beach, Vanessa Beecroft staged a rather disturbing photo shoot one evening in Collins Park, where, in front of a scant crowd, she had 15 young Haitian girls dressed in formal black-and-white maids costumes sit in an open-walled model home (actually, it was something called the "push button …

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VB58
Vanessa Beecroft
Italian, b. 1969
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Vanessa Beecroft’s work is largely performance-based, often featuring female models as living art objects that exist somewhere between figure and object, static and dynamic. Much of Beecroft’s work is informed by her personal struggle with an eating disorder and she consistently explores issues of body image and femininity in contemporary culture. Beecroft’s highly choreographed performance works examine what constitutes the perfect body, as well as the role of context in determining the intricate relationship between viewer and viewed. In her 2011 performance VB67, for example, nude female models were assembled among marble and plaster sculptures, subverting the traditional art viewing experience while emphasizing both the affinities and the stark differences between the living women and the sculptures.

Vanessa Beecroft

VB58.026.TS, 2005

Digital c-print
65 × 196 1/2 in
165 × 499 cm
Edition of 3
.
Contact For Price
Location
Milan, Napoli
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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