Thursday, May 29, 2008

Fairy Tales and Surrealism































There's a fine line between attraction and repulsion.
Kiki Smith, Judy Fox, Judy Chicago, Georgia O'Keefe, Judy Fox, Hans Bellmer, Paula Rego, Hans Bellmer, George Segal, Hans Bellmer, Julie Heffernan, Judy Fox, Georgia O'Keefe, Hans Bellmer, Judy Fox.

2 comments:

artslice said...

Whoh, have your tea before you look at these first thing in the morning! There is something oddly enticing about the grotesque. Where's Cindy Sherman?!

Martha Miller said...

Yes! We had a great exercise to do in Print Seminnar my Jr year @ MECA. We had to bring in an image that repulsed us, and an image that attracted us. We put them all up on the wall with no labels, and it was difficult to tell which was which for everybody! Although mine seemed straightforward - I had a picture of the underside of a horseshoe crab (yew!!!) and a picture of my grandaughter's sweet little face. (Although I suppose if you were a horseshoe crab, that face would look rather creepy...)It's all relative...