Aug 15, 2019

Making Starry Night (right)

Making Starry Night (right)


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Stella Ebner

(American, b. 1975)

Screenprint on Japanese paper

Sheet: 95.7 x 63.8 cm (37 11/16 x 25 1/8 in.)

Gift of Margaret and Peter Dobbins 2017.267.b



Puzzle pieces picturing Van Gogh’s The Starry Night are scattered across the table while a man dressed in boxer shorts relaxes on his sofa, abandoning the activity of assembling the masterpiece. Ebner’s printed diptych playfully pokes fun at contemporary society’s commercial obsession with modern art by emphasizing the ubiquity of reproductions of The Starry Night, which appear on everyday objects like jigsaw puzzles.

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