Lot 63
Jessica Labatte

The Bathers

Archival pigment print
20 x 25 inches
Signed sticker on verso
Artist's proof 1 of 2, Edition of 3
Donated by the artist

In 2018 Jessica Labatte photographed every flower that bloomed in her house and garden over the course of one growing season. The resulting series, Almanac for Shade Gardeners, explores the impermanence in the everyday domestic spaces of her life. In addition to being elegant floral still lives, the pictures also incorporate “indexes of nurturing”: the clutter of objects and materials that accompany parenthood and artistic practice within the home. Labatte challenges myths of artistic practice and motherhood espoused by early feminist artists, and looks to depict a new definition of a feminist art practice. Labatte holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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