Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Elizabeth Berdann

30 of my worst features (detail: "Cellulite")

30 of my worst features (detail: "Cellulite")

Elizabeth Berdann. 30 of my worst features (detail: "Cellulite"), 1992.

Description:
This is a detail of a 30-painting installation. This installation explores, in a tongue-in-cheek way, issues of feminine identity. Preciousness combines with humor to elicit questions of cultural definitions of beauty, self-fascination, and narcissism.

Medium:
Painting

Tags:
nude, aging, beauty, body image, female imagery, figure, sexuality, self-portraiture, realism, gender, identity, conceptual, catalog, portrait, humorous, humor, self-portrait, painting, oil painting, body, cellulite

Images
The Wall of Tongues (detail)The Wall of Tongues30 of my worst features (detail: "Cellulite")30 of my worst featuresAgnes, Age 90Edna, 91"The Emotions, or, The Physiognomical Structures of Expression...", #15

Location
New York, NY
USA

Contact
elizabeth@elizabethberdann.com

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