Untitled (Cowrie), 2011 - Simone Leigh

About the Work

About Untitled (Cowrie)

This print depicts a cowrie shell, which has historically carried monetary, religious, and decorative functions, particularly in Africa and Asia, as well as references to fertility and femininity. 

 

About the Artist

About Simone Leigh

Simone Leigh is a sculptor whose work synthesizes traditional African pottery techniques with contemporary influences, subverting the Western notion that "high art" excludes craft. Commanding ...Read More
Simone Leigh is a sculptor whose work synthesizes traditional African pottery techniques with contemporary influences, subverting the Western notion that "high art" excludes craft. Commanding and curvaceous, her ceramic sculptures frequently reference the female body and are informed by her interest in African art, ethnographic research, and feminism. Leigh also works in video and installation art and emphasizes the conceptual as well as the physical process of making art.
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Untitled (Cowrie), 2011

Simone Leigh

Photograph
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Size Price
16.00" x 20.00" $400
Edition of 75

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Offered in partnership with:

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation

Description

Color photograph made with archival pigments on fine art rag paper.

Authentication

Includes a Certificate of Authenticity and an artist signed label on verso.

Dimensions

This 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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This work is eligible for return within 30 days of receipt of delivery.

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Simone Leigh
Untitled (Cowrie)

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