Ida Applebroog’s work addresses gender politics and women’s sexuality in the sphere of the traditional nuclear family home. Designed like a comic strip, Sweet Smell of Sage Enters the Room depicts the monotonous terror of persistent domestic abuse and engages viewers as spectators observing something that would normally take place behind closed doors.
overall, 2005.72a-f_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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6 individual prints framed as one work
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