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Sarah Lucas and Conceptual Art
This paper explores the work of Sarah Lucas in relation to conceptual art.
# 73041 | 678 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Art (Artists) , Art (General)

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This paper explores the work of conceptual artist Sarah Lucas. It argues that Lucas challenges gender stereotypes and the image of the "anguished male artist." The paper looks at conceptual art as an oppositional process.

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"Sarah Lucas is known for her provocative work. Using mundane objects such as food and furniture, she takes words and images and transforms them into metaphors for sexual objects. Ready-made food and furniture are imbued with new meaning. The innocence of the original object becomes something else entirely. The objects imbued with new meaning carry with them crude and sexual connotations. Sarah Lucas goes against the grain. In addition, through her work that emphasizes the ordinary person in ordinary surroundings she challenges the..."

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