Provocative, glamorous and unsettling, the artworks of Marilyn Minter explore the seedy underbelly of the fashion world, and the paranoias and insecurities that exist in our unspoken desires. Nobody, according to Minter, has politically correct “fantasies.” Often focusing-in on make-up decorated eyes, glossy lips, and feet, Marilyn Minter explores the source of glamor, drawing on the aesthetics of consumerism to unearth its disturbing… Read more
About the artwork
Marilyn Minter gives us a tantalizing image of a model photographed behind a steamed pane of glass. A self-proclaimed “bad girl”, since her breakthrough in the 1980s Minter has been exploring how the female form has been exploited by modern consumerism, contrasting photoshopped glamor with the spit, dirt, sweat of everyday reality.