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Femlin (Dove's Blood), 2015

Photograph

C-print

24.00 x 36.00 in

61.0 x 91.4 cm

Edition of 12

This work is signed by the artist on verso.

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    About The Work

    Kembra Pfahler formed The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black with Samoa in New York in 1990, a theatrical rock group that links a monster aesthetic to a dark feminine archetype. Named in honor of cult horror film heroine Karen Black, Pfahler's band performs amid elaborate hand constructed sets, in which she acts out transgressive physical feats. Her stage persona destroys conventional notions of female beauty — wearing a number of teased black wigs with blacked-out teeth, black stiletto boots, her body painted blue, pink, red, or yellow, Pfahler heads a team of "Girls of Karen Black," similarly styled, as featured in this photograph.

    Courtesy of Participant Inc

    About Kembra Pfahler

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