Discussion of the Nude, or Inverse Self-Portrait. 1975/76
Video, 19'01

‘I wanted to turn the tradition of nude painting as a form of male pleasure around, and to place the man in the position of the woman. It seemed more interesting to me to be the naked model myself, discussed by women who themselves had been models. I also replaced visual representation with verbal description: language is used as the medium of absence, to envision the absent body of the painer.’

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