Portia photographs all sorts of pink, plasticy things to explore our culture’s view on femininity.
Read the artist statement; its’ a goodie.
LINK: PORTIA MUNSON
VIA: SWEET STATION
Creepy? (Not her work, but what it says) I saw an exhibit of installations of things recovered from foreclosed skanky houses at MOMA last winter. Laid out like these things and it’s amazing how incredibly riveting piles of junk are.
And disturbingly on the link, I saw a plastic flamingo grabber toy that is in my house right now. It’s my son’s. How’s that for warping femininity!
Ha —- hilarious!!!
And you know, junk in a pile is totally this huge art trend right now. Its bizarre, but riveting!
it reminds me of the show hoarders, which i’m afraid to watch lest i be one. i can’t believe all those little pink things – gah!
As a researcher on all things gender-related, this kinda makes me sick but also totally fascinated.
Wow. Really interesting work and definitely horrifying.
This looks like Jeong Mee Yoon’s pink and blue project.
Wow — very similar. Eek!
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