Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Joetta Maue

comforts...

comforts...

Joetta Maue. comforts..., 2007–2008.

Description:
A hand knit large scale wall piece. Each piece has hand embroidered text on it, the language refers to the absence or longing of another body.
They read:
Your breathe tickles my skin.
I am warm when you are near.
When you touch me I get...
hold me close to you.
wrap your arms around me.
I miss your body when its gone.

Medium:
Mixed Media

Tags:
intimacy, text, language, diaristic, autobiographical, yarn, knit, fiber, body.

Images
touchcomforts...on the edge, againon the couchexhaustedIn the studiosentiments...

Location
Brooklyn, NY
United States

Contact
joettamaue(at)gmail(dot)com

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