Zwei Bügelbretter, 2008

by

Isa Genzken

© Fondation Louis Vuitton / Martin

Argyroglo © Isa Genzken

"Zwei Bügelbretter" (2008) features two ironing boards: “alienating” objects associated with a dull task traditionally carried out by women. One is set up in the conventional position, the other slopes awkwardly.

The latter, decorated with flowers and a strip of material, appears, with its bright colours and dynamic position, to be an ironic reference to the freer but more complicated position of women in modern society.

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