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CATHERINE OPIE (B. 1961)
Works from the Peter Norton Collection
CATHERINE OPIE (B. 1961)

Self-Portrait/Pervert

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CATHERINE OPIE (B. 1961)
Self-Portrait/Pervert
signed, titled, numbered and dated 'Catherine Opie Self portrait/Pervert 1/8 1994' (on the foamcore backing board)
chromogenic print mounted on foamcore
40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm.)
Executed in 1994. This work is number one from an edition of eight.
Provenance
Regen Projects, Los Angeles
Clyde and Karen Beswick, Los Angeles
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1998
Literature
S. Muchnic, "L.A. Story", ARTnews, September 1998, p. 151.
F. Williams, "Photo Realism", Time Out, 9 August 2000 (illustrated).
P. Selz, Art of Engagement: Visual Politics in California and Beyond, Berkeley, 2006, pp. 219-220 (illustrated).
Exhibited
The Art Gallery, University of California at Irvine, Pervert, April-May 1995 (illustrated).
Musée d'art moderne de la Ville de Paris, La Belle et la Bête: un choix de jeunes artistes americains, October-November 1995, p. 132.
London, The Photographers' Gallery, Altered States of America: Catherine Opie, August-September 2000, p. 13 (illustrated, another example exhibited).
Madrid, PhotoEspaña 2002, Feminines, the identity from the perspective of the gender, June-July 2002 (another example exhibited).
Graz, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Phantom of Pleasure, April-August 2003 (another example exhibited).
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Catherine Opie: American Photographer, September 2008-January 2009, pp. 77 and 284 (illustrated, another example exhibited).

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