Fuchsia, Yellow, Green, Blue, Numbers, Man, Cement, Paper
Archival pigment print
83.8 x 111.8 cm
Michele Abeles claims that the male bodies she fragments have no greater importance than the bottles, pots, rocks, scraps of paper and flashes of bright colour (in the form of pieces of Plexiglas and coloured gels) that she composes into enigmatic still lifes. It’s true that one has sometimes to look hard for the body parts, but I think she may be selling herself short with the claim.