Jul 29, 2020

Picabia Filter II

Picabia Filter II

2018

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Nicole Eisenman

(American, b. 1965)

printer

Marina Ancona

(American, b. 1971)

publisher

10 Grand Press

Intaglio with drypoint

Image: 39.4 x 22.9 cm (15 1/2 x 9 in.); Sheet: 55.9 x 38.1 cm (22 x 15 in.)

Gift of Stephen Dull 2019.241.2

Edition: Edition 14/15

Exhibition

Nicole Eisenman: A Decade of Printing

Did you know?

Nicole Eisenman has worked with 10 Grand Press, the printer and publisher of this work, since 2012.

Description

To create this print, Nicole Eisenman combined a painted portrait by the twentieth-century avant- garde artist Francis Picabia with her own self-portrait taken with the popular app Snapchat. The layered images combine unevenly, obscuring the artist’s features and highlighting the app’s various icons along the lower margin. Through this juxtaposition of history and contemporary life, Eisenman comments on the construction of identity and the evolving role of self-presentation in a digital world.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Drypoint
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print
Credit line: 
Gift of Stephen Dull

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