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Situation 1 (Feet and Hair)

Situation 1 (Feet and Hair)

Artist: Valeska Soares (Brazilian, born 1957)
Fabricator: Art Foundry (American, founded 1980)
Date: 1996
Medium: synthetic hair, beeswax
Dimensions:
250 1/16 × 9 7/8 × 9 in. (635.2 × 25.1 × 22.9 cm)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: Gift of Bobbie Foshay, 2017
Keywords and Associated Locations:
Object number: 2017.24.12
Description
Situation One utilizes the tactile qualities of both beeswax and synthetic hair to evoke a simultaneous sense of discomfort and familiarity. As an artist, Soares considers both the object and the space it occupies to create subtle works that evoke emotions and associations.
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