Print – etching 14” x 12.75”
Edition: signed in pencil and marked HC
image size 8.75″ x 7″
Unframed in Very Good Condition. Very light handling creases.
Hans Bellmer was a key figure in the Surealist movment made over a hundred photos of several dolls with the assistance of his brother and his sister in-law made in the early 1930s in part as a protest against Germany’s Nazi regime, and in part out of an expression of erotic feelings…
” Entirely feminine in its depicted materials and iconography the art of Bellmer is nevertheless not about women, woman, or a woman, not even about the historical construction of femininity, although such readings are possible. It is instead about masculine anxieties inspired by the female sex and its perceived lack “
Sue Taylor ” Hans Bellmer, the anatomy of anxiety ” (2000).
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