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Introduction
Linder Sterling (born 1954, Liverpool) is a British artist known for her photography, radical feminist photomontage and confrontational performance art. For her solo shows at the Hepworth Wakefield and Tate St Ives in 2013, Sterling collaborated with choreographer Kenneth Tindall of Northern Ballet for a performance piece, The Ultimate Form (2013), inspired by the artist's research into the work of Barbara Hepworth.Recent solo exhibitions include Nottingham Contemporary, Kestnergesellschaft, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, and Museum of Modern Art/PS1, and Sterling's work has been included in group exhibitions at Tate Modern, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Museum of Modern Art, Tate Britain, and Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. In 2017, Sterling was awarded the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award. She is represented by Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London and Blum & Poe, Los Angeles. In one of her early works, the cover art for the 1977 single release of "Orgasm Addict" by the Buzzcocks, the collage depicts a naked woman with an iron for a head and grinning mouths instead of nipples. "At this point, men's magazines were either DIY, cars or porn. Women's magazines were fashion or domestic stuff. So, guess the common denominator – the female body. I took the female form from both sets of magazines and made these peculiar jigsaws highlighting these various cultural monstrosities that I felt there were at the time."
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Nationalities
British, English
Gender
Female
Roles
Artist, Collagist
Names
Linder, Linder Sterling, Linda Sterling
Ulan
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