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January 21, 2001 to May 20, 2001 |

Janine Antoni: The Girl Made of Butter

Produced on the occasion of Janine Antoni's Larry Aldrich Foundation Award exhibition, The Girl Made of Butter, Janine Antoni presents a new series of work focusing on the cow as subject and its metaphorical relationship to the mother. The new works are illustrated along with a group of related earlier pieces, and the three texts that run throughout the book are a Bahaman folk tale, the litany of Virgin Mary, and a prodigious list of products that are made from cattle by-products.


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Top image: Janine Antoni, Saddle (2000). Full rawhide. Collection of the artist and courtesy of Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York.