I’m no expert but it looks like her breast is bared and shown in sharp profile. She is about to feed baby Jesus. What is your perception of the square piece of the same material as her blouse? Could it be a cup?
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Thanks to Caecilie DiaZolena* ……………………………Photography: Simon Lewis
PAUL McMAHON EXCELS WITH HYMN TO HER
I hate to speak of people as treasures – local, national, whatever. “Treasure” implies a bygone value from a bygone time, out of context now and of worth chiefly as a historical token; the doubloons that we preserve in order to remember. Plus, as soon as you use the word “treasure,” arts councils get involved. Small industries are built on curating such human treasure; purity and provenance are everything to them. You had better really be from them hills. So to describe the genre-bending Woodstock-based songwriter Paul McMahon in a way that will not engage the treasure-hunters, I will borrow a technical term from the language of musicians: He is a bad__s m__________r.
John Burdick, FULL REVIEW
The Pictures Generation 1974-1984, Metropolitan Museum, 2009
photo by Steve Alexander, Oliver’s Castle 1995; reproduced, as were the diagrams, from Secrets in the Fields, by Freddy Silva. Marcel Duchamp Roto-relief: Corolles, 1926
thanks to Damien Hirst and David Platzker