Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Barbara Zucker

Leg Shaving

Leg Shaving

Barbara Zucker. Leg Shaving, 1992.

Description:
This sculpture is from the seemingly formal, abstract series “For Beauty’s Sake,” work created in a before and after calligraphic format that examined the then burgeoning phenomenon of cosmetic surgery in the western world. The series was produced from 1989 – 1991. Collection: Chuck Barris

Medium:
Sculpture

Tags:
abstract, cosmetic surgery, beauty, calligraphy, sculpture, steel

Images
Lilian’s Face FlowingLilian’s Face Flowing, detailAround My MouthThe Front of My Neck and After Linda NochlinLeg ShavingReflectorThree

Videos
Time Signatures

Location
Burlington, Vermont
United States

Contact
bzucker@uvm.edu

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