Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Shaqe Kalaj

Dolls 1

Dolls 1

Shaqe Kalaj. Dolls 1, 2006.

Description:
Dolls 1 explores the use of dolls to connect historical icons with their common uses as feminine definers. Icons like Marilyn Monroe or "Mammy" appear in the same context; although they look completely different, in this context they are alike as historical dolls.

Medium:
Printmaking

Tags:
race, stereotypes, identity, printmaking, dolls, Marilyn Monroe, woodcut, Mammy

Images
American WomanDolls 1Classical Beauty SubmergedMythic DreamLittle GirlsChachieAdriana

Location
Livonia, MI
USA

Contact
14339 Westmore st.
Livonia, MI
USA
imshacha@me.com

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