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My Nurse

"My Nurse"


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Title: My Nurse
Year: 1937
Materials: meta platter, shoes, string, paper
Movements & Syles: Dada and Surrealism
Techniques & Media: Sculpture
Inspirations & Key Themes: Female Archetypes, Gender, identity, Politics
About this Artwork :
Oppenheim’s My Nurse consists of a pair of high-heeled shoes, bound and trussed as poultry would be, yet through its arrangement also resembles spread female legs. The suggested associations equate women with objects of consumption and also raise questions about a woman’s role in a male-dominated art world. … (read more)

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