Barbara Kruger's off-set lithograph shows a skeleton performing at a microphone as the words "Girl...Don't die for love" shout across the piece. A normal-looking woman sits in one of Jeanne Dunning's photographs, only to morph into a bulbous white blob around her midsection. Jenny Holzer uses the phrase "Slipping into madness is good for the sake of comparison" in her art, which manipulates language in public spaces. The French performance artist Orlan treats her body as her canvas, allowing surgeons to create living art with... More >>>
By Feigen Contemporary
Jeanne Dunning's The Blob 1 (1999) makes
one of many strong statements about women's health
and body image.