Elizabeth Berdann | American Gag
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American Gag, 1992


Oil on copper, zinc frames, engraved brass
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American Gag consists of 9 zinc cartouche-framed still-life paintings paired with 9 similarly framed engraved brass labels. Each painting portrays a novelty toy; each engraved label describes the toy as marketed by the manufacturer.

Photo #1: Installation view

Photo #2: Installation view

Photo #3: WHOOPS The Most Disgusting Laff Getter

Photo #4: CHOP SUEY SPECS

Photo #5: SEVERED THUMB In a Pool of Blood

Photo #6: SEXY PURSE

Photo #7: Engraved label: SEVERED THUMB In a Pool of Blood

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