perceptions: hobby or obsession


Morton Bartlett. Untitled, 1960.

Sculpture, photograph.

… (MB) is known for making a group of about 15 ivory-skinned, anatomically complete plaster sculptures of young children and adolescents. Most are female, and he fashioned exquisite wardrobes for them. Then he took small, haunting black-and-white photographs of the figures, …”

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