Artist Talk: Kathe Burkhart

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A work made of acrylic and composition leaf on canvas.
Fuck You: from the Liz Taylor Series (after Bert Stern), 1984
Kathe Burkhart

Kathe Burkhart (American, born 1958) is an artist and writer who uses image and text to, in her words, “articulate a radical female subject.” Ongoing from 1982, her Liz Taylor Series of large-scale, richly saturated paintings combines appropriated portraits of actress Elizabeth Taylor with profane language, shattering both female stereotypes and conventions of representation.

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