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

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