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Ron Athey and Daryl Carlton

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Ron Athey and Daryl Carlton

Artist: Catherine Opie (American, born 1961)
Date: 2000
Medium: C-print
Dimensions:
Frame: 30 1/2 × 25 1/2 × 1 1/2 in. (77.5 × 64.8 × 3.8 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Gift of Jim and Ellen Hubbell, 2017.13
Accession number: 2017.13
Classification: photograph
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Label TextChpie’s portraits and documentary-style photographs are the people and elements that compose today’s diverse society. The C-print, Ron Athey and Daryl Carlton, 2000, features Los Angeles performance artist Ron Athey carving into performer Daryl Carlton’s back, leaving traces of blood on the floor. The scene is a reenactment of the same performance Athey executed in 1994 at the Walker Art Center, which sparked a national debate on art and censorship. Source: News, Oct Nov Dec 2017
Portfolio/Seriesportfolio "PhotoBox 01"
Editionedition of 40, 2 AP
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