Elaine Reichek. Sampler (Ovid’s Weavers). 1996. Embroidery on linen, 19 1/4 × 35″ (48.9 × 88.9 cm). Collection Melva Bucksbaum, Aspen. Part of the installation When This You See… (1996–1999)

New York-based artist Elaine Reichek uses knitting and embroidery as conceptual tools with which to tackle cultural and aesthetic norms.