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Eros Paintings

Dorothy Iannone - Eros Paintings
A selection of erotic paintings by the American artist, produced between 1969 and 1971: an ecstatic and mystical celebration of the sexual act.
Eros Paintings from Dorothy Iannone is part of a series of three publications coedited by Centre d'édition contemporaine, Geneva, and Innen, Zurich, of which Selected Works – 1965–1980 by Susan Te Kahurangi King published in Autumn 2019 and New York & Beyond – 20172019 by Liz Craft (forthcoming).
For more than six decades, American artist Dorothy Iannone (1933, Boston–2022, Berlin) attempted to represent ecstatic love, the union of gender, feeling, and pleasure. Today her oeuvre, which encompasses painting, drawing, collage, video, sculpture, objects, and artist's books, is widely recognized as one of the most provocative and fruitful bodies of work in recent decades in terms of the liberalization of female sexuality, and political and feminist issues. As Fluxus artist Robert Filliou declared as early as in 1972, "She is a freedom fighter, and a forceful and dedicated artist, skillfully blending imagery and text, beauty and truth. Her aim is no less than human liberation." A narrative element fed with personal mythologies, experiences, feelings, and relationships runs through all of her work, unified by her distinctive colorful, explicit, and comic book style.
Active from the 1960s to the early 2020s, her work has been recently exhibited at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek (2022); the Centre Pompidou, Paris (2019); the Serpentine Pavilion, London (2018); the Swiss Cultural Center, Paris (2016); MAMCO, Geneva (2017); the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunt, Zurich, and the Berlinische Galerie, Berlin (2014); the New Museum, New York (2009).

See also Dieter Roth.
Published with Innen, Zurich.

published in February 2020
no text
16,5 x 23,6 cm (softcover)
16 pages (color ill.)
ISBN : 978-2-9701174-9-0
EAN : 9782970117490
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