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Lying Objects (Perfume Bottle)

Artist: Laurie Simmons (1949 - ) Primary
Date: 1992
20th Century
Dimensions: 15 x 20 in. (38.1 x 50.8 cm)
Dimensions Extent: sheet
Object Type: Photograph
Creation Place: North America, United States, Connecticut
Medium and Support: Color offset photolithograph
Credit Line: Gift of Laurie Simmons, 2019
Accession Number: 2019.08.03
This work is not currently on view


Laurie Simmons has engaged with non-human subjects frequently across the four decades of her distinguished career. This work is from a series of photographs of miniature scenes in which dolls present a critique of modern women’s roles in their myriad incarnations.

Ms. Simmons and her husband artist Carroll Dunham have had a home and studio in Cornwall, Connecticut since 2007.




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Refers to still images produced from radiation-sensitive materials (sensitive to light, electron beams, or nuclear radiation), generally by means of the chemical action of light on a sensitive film, paper, glass, or metal. Photographs may be positive or negative, opaque or transparent. The concept does not include reproductive prints of documents and technical drawings, for which descriptors found under "" are more appropriate. The concept may include photographs made by digital means.

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