Through Imitation 16, 2011 - Alix Smith
About the Work
About Through Imitation 16
Through Imitation is a series that depicts two drag queens, Truly Fabu and Andorra Tette, in the upper class homes where they were raised. Adopting the costumes and poses of the very wealthy, at first glance Alix Smith's elegant ...Read More
Through Imitation is a series that depicts two drag queens, Truly Fabu and Andorra Tette, in the upper class homes where they were raised. Adopting the costumes and poses of the very wealthy, at first glance Alix Smith's elegant pictures look like spreads from Town and Country; however, upon closer examination, the flipping of both gender identities and conventional notions of class are delivered quietly and with such a gentle touch that you might not realize the perceptual shift until after the fact.Read Less
About the Artist
About Alix Smith
The recipient of numerous awards, including the Marie Walsh Sharpe Studio Residency, Smith was recently chosen by Saatchi Online to show at the New York PULSE Contemporary Art Fair. Recently named one of the best new artists working today by ArtReview, Smith is an underrated gem on the art market—just ask Elton John, he's an early collector of her work.Read Less
DescriptionColor photograph made with archival pigments on fine art rag paper with glossy finish.
AuthenticationIncludes a Certificate of Authenticity and an artist signed label on verso.
DimensionsThis print contains a border as dictated by the artist to allow for framing and the quoted dimensions are for the paper size and not the printed size of the image itself.
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