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A work made of etching in brownish black ink on ivory wove paper.
© The estate of Christina Ramberg.

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  • A work made of etching in brownish black ink on ivory wove paper.

Date:

c. 1973

Artist:

Christina Ramberg
American, 1946-1995

About this artwork

Demonstrating Ramberg’s continued interest in the ways clothing affects how we view the body, this etching is composed of rows of binding bodices and corsets. By playing with erotic implications of women’s fashion, Ramberg created powerful and troubling representations of the female form.

Status

On View, Gallery 125

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Christina Ramberg

Title

Untitled

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1968–1978

Medium

Etching in brownish black ink on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

Image/plate: 29.9 × 27.1 cm (11 13/16 × 10 11/16 in.); Sheet: 36.8 × 29.9 cm (14 1/2 × 11 13/16 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Vera Berdich

Reference Number

2010.817

Copyright

© The estate of Christina Ramberg.

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