Rosalyn Drexler. Hold your Fire (Men and Machines). 1966

Rosalyn Drexler Hold your Fire (Men and Machines) 1966

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Exploring American archetypes and media culture, Drexler collages enlarged versions of images from movie posters, magazines, and newspapers into her paintings. An example from her Men and Machines series, in which men are shown at work operating machinery, Hold Your Fire suggests a man adjusting a film projector, but the object could just as easily be a weapon.

Gallery label from 2020.
Medium
Acrylic and paper on canvas
Dimensions
30 × 50" (76.2 × 127 cm)
Credit
Committee on Painting and Sculpture Funds, and acquired through the generosity of Daniel and Brett Sundheim and the Modern Women's Fund
Object number
500.2017
Copyright
© Rosalyn Drexler / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York and Garth Greenan Gallery, New York.
Department
Painting and Sculpture

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