While abstraction pursues its open ends, the body has learned to cry. It is in distress. The figure now tells a tale of alienation, pain, desire and decay. The mythic is now a personal matter. The body propels a narrative of the inner life: not one but many, not whole but broken.
Pia Stadtbäumer
Bauch und Beine 1996
(Belly and Legs)
beeswax
Marina Abramovic
Power Object 1995
wax, bandage and blood
24 x 10 x 10


corpus virtu

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