Linder

Mantic Stain Ballet III

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Year 2024
Medium Enamel on magazine page
Dimensions 27.9 x 21.5 cm

About the work

Drawing inspiration from Ithell Colquhoun’s writings on the ‘Mantic Stain’, Linder’s more recent work has incorporated the technique of decalcomania across images of actors and pinups to concern itself with histories of automatism and psychopathology, tapping into increasingly mystic forms of imaging. A major figure in feminist art, Linder brings into focus the commodification of consumer and sexual appetites by way of a scalpel-sharp commentary on inherited and uncontested roles.

Career Highlights

Linder was born in Liverpool in 1954, and lives and works in London. A retrospective of her work, Femme/Objet, was organised in 2013 by the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, later travelling to the Kestner Gesellschaft, Hanover. Her first institutional survey in the UK, Linderism, was mounted in 2020 at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge. In February 2025, the first retrospective in London of the artist’s work will be presented at the Hayward Gallery. Linder has presented recent solo exhibitions at Andréhn-Schiptjenko (2023); Blum, Los Angeles (2022); Modern Art, London (2019); Nottingham Contemporary (2018); Chatsworth House, Derbyshire (2018)

← Dale Lewis

Bus Stop/ Study of Finsbury Park

Peter Liversidge →

Winter Drawing 23 Vs 26

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