Through Imitation 16, 2011


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

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17.00 x 12.00 in

43.2 x 30.5 cm

Edition of 150

Unframed: $200
Framed: $385
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24.00 x 20.00 in

61.0 x 50.8 cm

Edition of 30

Unframed: $750
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    About The Work

    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.

    About Alix Smith

    • The quoted dimensions are for the paper size. The image size for the smaller work is 12.6 x 10.5 in. and the image size for the larger work is 22.2 x 18.5 in.
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