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Hedda Sterne's Handbag

2021

Inkjet using archival pigment on conservation grade paper.

 Overall dimensions of  installation

350 x 750 mm

edition of 7 plus proofs

This project derived from the photograph of the 'Irascibles' the celebrated image of the New York School of 1951. This is an enlargement of the handbag Hedda Sterne is holding in the photograph. It opens up ideas on the status of the object and document in the analysis of the past.