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Cy Twombly at Museum Brandhorst

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Lucy McKenzie

Copy of Untitled (2005)

  • Year2014
  • MaterialOil on canvas
  • Dimensions200 x 250 cm
  • On viewBasement floor
  • Copyright© Lucy McKenzie. Courtesy the artist and Cabinet, London. Photo: Mark Blower

More about the artwork

An overtly sexualized image of the female body meets the boredom of a woman absent-mindedly poking at a half-eaten plate of food. The painting was inspired by a situation in which Lucy McKenzie once found herself. During dinner at a private art foundation, large pornographic photos from the series "Made in Heaven" by Jeff Koons hung in the dining room. They seemed like mere décor: porn as a prop. The diner’s expression — "Oh my God, I'm so bored" — leaves it unclear whether the comic book-style image of the masturbating woman is to be read as an artwork hanging on the wall or as a kind of thought bubble revealing her private fantasies.

Further collection artworks

Werkabbildung Cy Twombly, Bacchanalia - Winter (5 Days in February), 1977 im Museum Brandhorst in München Teil der Sammlung Brandhorst
Cy Twombly Bacchanalia – Winter (5 Days in February), 1977
Cy Twombly, Untitled, 1958, UAB 440aus der Sammlung Brandhorst
Cy Twombly Untitled, 1958
Cy Twombly , Lepanto III, 2001, UAB 471aus der Sammlung Brandhorst
Cy Twombly Lepanto III, 2001
Mark Leckey UniAddDumThs “ANIMAL”, 2014 - ongoing
Alexandra Bircken„Fruit Sticker I”, 2021 Edition für das Museum Brandhorst, Tuch mit buntem Digitaldruck auf Seide
Alexandra Bircken Fruit Sticker I, 2021