Fig Leaf for Auto-Erotic Damnation

Rem Denizen

17" h x 15" w

REM041

2016

Description

Inventory Number REM041

Size 17" h x 15" w

Material Paper, enamel, ink, wood, shame

Period Contemporary

Country of Origin United States

Year Made 2016

Status Available

 

The notion of a fig leaf, referring to the use of fig leaves to cover the genitalia of classical sculpture— at one point in history deemed indecent— gives an air of taboo to this work. The face of the little child staring back adds a playful hint of light espionage.

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