Known for her signature "knitting pictures", Rosemarie Trockel (born 1952 in Schwerte, DE) is a German conceptual artist whose works repeatedly draw on themes of sexuality and feminism through which she criticizes the contemporary art scene. The artist rose to prominence in the 1980s as a result of her signature with a body of work includes objects, plastics, video works, and installations, as well as drawings. Trockel's works regularly… Read more
About the artwork
Named after Lewis Carroll's famous series of children's books describing Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, this silkscreen print depicts a beautiful young woman, smiling comfortably at the viewer. The title is a reflection of Rosemarie Trockel's interest in notions of transformation embodied—particularly alchemy. The theme of Alice also makes appearances in other of her works, such as The White Carrot (1991). Known for her exploration of feminist themes, this silkscreen addresses issues of beauty and woman's place in society.