annoyingly vulgar? amorously fatal?, 2011


Print made with archival pigments on fine art rag paper with matte finish.

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17.00 x 12.00 in

43.2 x 30.5 cm

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101.6 x 76.2 cm

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    About The Work

    The costume competitions that take place during Carnival in the artists' native Brazil are an important source for avaf's imagery, as they are a national pastime followed closely by the media. This racy image of a man in a peacock costume is recycled from an old photograph of Carnival published in a Brazilian magazine and was used in an all-gallery installation at Deitch Projects in 2003.

    The title of this work, like most by avaf, is an acrostic play on the letters "a" "v" "a" and "f." The combinations of these letters frequently appear as names of performances and installations, as well as on the signatures of emails and correspondences between the collective and the outside world.

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    • The quoted dimensions are for the paper size. The image size for the smaller work is 14 x 10.5 inches, and the image size for the larger work is 36 x 27 inches.
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