2013

Gams

Films from Hollywood's Golden Era tended to portray women archetypally as angels or whores. Film Noir's bad girls, the cool, dangerous, unreliable femme fatales, were rarely given a complete personality instead their psychological state was aligned with their bodily apperance. In films such as The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946), Fallen Angel (1945) and Body Heat (1981) femme fatale legs become fetish objects with the camera panning up and lingering over them lasciviously.

Gams, 2013, mixed media installation (decorative mirror, 4 x oil on card {approx 8x5cm each], and vanity mirrors)
 
 
The Unknown Sitter Dos / American Tan / Noir home
 


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