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Rona Pondick: Sweet Tooth

1998

Sweet Tooth Photo: Benoit Pailley

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This elegant wooden box opens up to reveal a burst of color and an intriguing surprise: teeth and ears with pieces of furniture and articles of clothing. Sweet Tooth takes Pondick’s famous Little Bathers (1990–91) to a whole new dimension, creating rubber “sweets” in a lavish and unexpectedly enticing setting. Known for her provocative sculptures and installations that are simultaneously hilarious and horrific, Pondick combines dissonant fragments of bodies to make pre-verbal, visceral meanings.

Details

Sweet Tooth, 1998
Linen, acid-free binder board, basswood, rubber, and plastic
Closed: 2 7/8 × 13 × 13 in (7.3 × 33 × 33 cm); open: 2 7/8 × 13 × 25 in (7.3 × 33 × 63.5 cm)

Edition of 35
Courtesy the artist and Sidney Janis Gallery, New York

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