on October 10, 2011

Artists working within this movement often incorporated their bodies in performances, actions, and sculptural works in order to call attention to how the body is 'culturally marked' with differences such as gender. In Representational Painting (1971), Eleanor Antin treats the camera like a dressing-table mirror before which she transforms herself through the careful application of makeup, commenting on traditional painting and how women choose to represent themselves to the world....

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Professor Emeritus Eleanor Antin