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2038

© Janine Antoni

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Janine Antoni

Bahamian, born 1964

2038, 2000

chromogenic color print

Edition: 10/10 plus 2 artist's proofs

sheet: 20 x 20 inches (50.8 x 50.8 cm); framed: 22 x 22 x 1 1/2 inches (55.88 x 55.88 x 3.81 cm)

Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Sarah Norton Goodyear Fund, 2003

P2003:2

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Provenance

the artist;
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York;
April 21, 2003, purchased by the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Class

Photographs

Work Type

Chromogenic color print

This information may change due to ongoing research. Glossary of Terms

Nurturing is a recurring theme in Janine Antoni’s work. In 2038, the artist, reclining in a watering trough, appears to nurse a cow identified as 2038 by its metal ear tag. Here, Antoni conflates the nurturing roles of women and cows while at the same time contrasting the tenderness of this encounter with the reality of 2038’s otherwise anonymous, functional existence as provider of milk, meat, and hide for human use.

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