LinderUntitled 1976

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Artwork details

Artist
Linder (born 1954)
Title
Untitled
Date 1976
MediumPrinted papers on board
Dimensionsimage: 271 x 195 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 2007
Reference
T12502
Not on display

Summary

This is one of a large group of Untitled collages the feminist artist and performer Linder created in 1976-8. A colour photomontage, combining imagery found in such mainstream women’s magazines as Woman’s Own with British pornography, it was printed in black and white in The Secret Public, a fanzine co-published by Linder and the writer and photographer Jon Savage in January 1978. Six pages in the magazine featured Linder’s collages, all translated from their original bright colours into duo-tone black and white.

The montage shows the torso of a naked woman, partially bound with string, emerging from a saucepan that hovers on a gleaming kitchen surface. The woman’s head has been replaced with a blender, on which Linder fixed an inverted pair of eyes and a smiling mouth… (read more)

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