, Milada Mladova, New York, (1939)

Milada Mladova, New York, (1939)


Size: 7.1 H x 9.1 W in

This artwork is not for sale.

Add to Favorites
  • 1232
    Views
  • 7
    Favorites

Art Description

:

Size: 7.1 H x 9.1 W in

Milada Mladova, New York, (1939) is a response to the fable of Arcachne from Ovid's Metamorphosis. The image is of a ballet dancer, resting or preparing for her next dance. Her face and legs are distorted and fractured beneath a divided and squared frame of a view finder. The distortion of her spider-like legs reflects the nature of her artistry, her ability to push her body beyond normal dimensions, weaving movement within time and space.

Keywords: squares, collage, fractured, ballerina, minimalism

More By claire Pestaille

Comments (2)

3 years ago

6 months ago