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Untitled, from the Bridal Series

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Although contemporary artist Petah Coyne is best known as a sculptor, in 2001 she made a series of grainy, soft-focus photographs of brides and debutantes. This large-format image of the frothy folds of a wedding gown seems an unusual choice for a feminist artist in her fifties, but Coyne's...

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Provenance

Judy Ann Goldman, Boston; purchased by MFA Sept. 25, 2002

Credit Line

Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Fund for Photography

Copyright

© Petah Coyne

2001

Dimensions

Sheet: 101.6 x 76.2 cm (40 x 30 in.) Frame: 105.4 x 73 cm (41 1/2 x 28 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2002.391

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

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