This series of photographs and videos titled Perceptual Beauty (2011-ongoing), explores the motivations and intentions associated with the use of beauty products. Through scientific observation and formal interpretations in my studio, I playfully use these consumer products as both subject and art material (deliberately going against their intended purpose to conceal or accentuate the female body). In addition to the abstract images and optical patterns of make-up, my work shifts the current cultural vernacular by visualizing close-up views of sticky/exploded/distressed make-up and by representing diversity in gender, race, and pop-culture contexts. I have been inspired by Op Art abstract painting, contemporary advertising, scientific imaging and Third Wave Feminism to produce macro close-up photographs of the adorned, treated body and beauty "tools".
+ Limited-edition, exclusive to 20x200
+ Museum quality: archival inks, 100% cotton rag paper unless noted
+ Signed + numbered certificate of authenticity included
+ Directly supports the artist
+ Handcrafted custom-framing is available
Our quoted dimensions are for the size of paper containing the images, not the printed image itself. We do not alter the aspect ratio, nor do we crop or resize the artists’ originals. All of our prints have a minimum border of .5 inches to allow for framing.
Innova Fibaprint Warm Cotton Gloss
10"x8" | edition of 100
14"x11" | edition of 250
20"x16" | edition of 50
30"x24" | edition of 10