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Mike Parr

(Australia 1945 – )

Title
Yourizen
Year
2008
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
life cast self-portrait head in silicone rubber and plaster cast gilded with silver leaf, and mantilla
Dimensions

installation dimensions variable

Credit
Gift of the artist 2011. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
Accession number
410.2011.a-c
Copyright
© Mike Parr
Location
Not on display
Further information

This sculpture accompanied the Gallery's 'Bronze liars (minus 1 to minus 16)' 1996 installation when it was exhibited in 'Mike Parr: The Tilted Stage' curated by Anthony Bond at Hobart TMAG in 2008. The head belongs to Parr's self portraits as a bride but in this case the mantilla and the gilded stump lend a phallic suggestion to the image.

Bibliography (1)

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Mike Parr: The Tilted Stage, 2008, (colour illus.). TMAG, cat.no.12

Exhibition history (1)

Mike Parr, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, 21 Nov 2008–01 Mar 2009