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Ilona Szwarc @ Diane Rosenstein Gallery

Hormones are hormones, and art is art
Archival Pigment Print
42 x 52 inches

Ilona Szwarc: Virgin Soap
September 4 – October 9, 2021

Opening reception: Saturday, September 4th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm

“Virgin Soap — a solo exhibition of photographs and sculpture by Ilona Szwarc. In this new body of work, the Polish American artist documents herself casting a model’s torso in silicone and plaster. The model lies prone on a table, her breasts exposed, classically posed against an electric blue backdrop. A perverse tutorial proceeds: Szwarc stands behind the model, a presence at once intimate and coercive. The artist binds her subject’s breasts with laces to measure them, then covers the model’s breasts, shoulders, and mouth in green silicone.”

Diane Rosenstein Gallery


Location: California, Los Angeles, United States Type:

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