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Miriam Cahn

Influenced by performance art and the feminist movement of the 1960s and 1970s, Cahn developed her work in the 1980s incorporating large, black and rich drawings of warships, televisions, fighter jets and other seemingly male-dominated vernacular. Back then she was often using and instrumentalising her body to create the drawing in a perfomative act. Theperformative aspect is just as valid as the corporeality with which her work develops. The body is not only the subject of contemplation, but …

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