Bursting on to the scene in the late 1960s, Jonathan Borofsky was an entirely new breed of artist, capable of rendering profoundly humanistic experience through playfully repetitious and at times joyful work. A draughtsman, sculptor, painter, and installation artist, Borofsky showed an early proficiency for drawing having first trained as an architect.
Borofsky initially made his reputation with bold and playful works that had an… Read more
About the artwork
Borofky's series of Male/Female prints predate his towering 15-meter-tall aluminum structure by several years, and serve as a striking counterpoint to this permanent installation at Penn Station, Baltimore. Exploring the intersecting silhouettes of a man and a woman, these complex, beautifully patterned combinations of lithography and screenprinting blend genders, picking out a third hybrid figure in a contrasting color at the center of the intersection.