Self Portrait #1 (American), 2008 - Collier Schorr
About the Work
About Self Portrait #1 (American)
Celebrated photographer Collier Schorr confronts the ambiguities of identity formation in Self Portrait # 1 (American), part of an early series of four self-portraits. Posed with a borrowed Harley Davidson, grease smeared across her face and eyes squinting, Schorr slips into ...Read More
Celebrated photographer Collier Schorr confronts the ambiguities of identity formation in Self Portrait # 1 (American), part of an early series of four self-portraits. Posed with a borrowed Harley Davidson, grease smeared across her face and eyes squinting, Schorr slips into a fictive reality. Resolutely American in its historical references to '50s biker culture and Elvis-style pinups, but actually taken in Germany, the image invites multiple levels of interpretation. The artist performs roles of class, gender, and sexuality in this rare self-portrait.Read Less
About the Artist
About Collier Schorr
One of the few photographers featured in the 2002 Whitney Biennial, Schorr's work has been exhibited internationally, including a 2006 retrospective at Badischer Kunstverein, Germany; a solo exhibition at CoCA Kronika, Bytom, Poland in 2010, and a recent exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. She was a fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, Germany from 2007—2008.Read Less
DescriptionFramed archival pigmented ink print of a black and white photograph.
DimensionsThis work comes in a frame measuring 49" x 38.5".
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Additional InformationWhite frame is slightly damaged on lower left corner and scuffed elsewhere; however, there is no damage to the structural integrity of the frame or to the photograph itself.
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