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Floating Chairs (Flying en masse from Goldblatts)

A work made of etching and aquatint in black on white wove paper.
© The estate of Christina Ramberg.

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  • A work made of etching and aquatint in black on white wove paper.

Date:

1967

Artist:

Christina Ramberg
American, 1946-1995

About this artwork

Christina Ramberg exhibited in False Image exhibitions along with Roger Brown and Philip Hanson, to whom she was married. Her early student fascination with composing images in rows may have been inspired by Suellen Rocca’s interest in repeating patterns culled from commercial and industrial catalogues, as well as cheesy newspaper advertisements. Eventually, Ramberg’s image making settled on disturbing depictions of women who are cropped and sometimes bound, though often humorously coiffed or draped. She was chair of the Painting Department at SAIC for several years and served as a role model to innumerable women who studied at SAIC during her tenure.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Christina Ramberg

Title

Floating Chairs (Flying en masse from Goldblatts)

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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1967

Medium

Etching and aquatint in black on white wove paper

Dimensions

Image/plate: 12.5 × 7.5 cm (4 15/16 × 3 in.); Sheet: 20.1 × 18.6 cm (7 15/16 × 7 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Vera Berdich

Reference Number

2010.814

Copyright

© The estate of Christina Ramberg.

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