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Untitled (Scarlet), 2013

Work On Paper

Colored pencil and pastel on paper

39.00 x 27.00 in

99.1 x 68.6 cm

Unique Work

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    About The Work

    Despite any familiarity we feel with the appearance of curly golden locks, and in defiance of the friendly purple tone of the background, with Alex McQuilkin’s drawing Scarlet, we are not entirely sure what we are seeing. By carefully deleting all but her subject’s hair, McQuilkin points out how meaningless such indicators of femininity truly are. In fact, the source of this image is a photograph of the actress Scarlett Johansson as the odalisque, reclining with an arm behind her head, in a perfume advertisement.

    About Alex McQuilkin

    • The quoted dimensions are for the work unframed. This work comes in a 5/8 inch wide and 1 inch deep white painted wood frame with UV protected Plexi.
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