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Anatomy of Feelings

Accession Number
1980/2.243.23

Title
Anatomy of Feelings

Artist(s)
Vladimir Yankilevsky

Artist Nationality
Russian (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1972

Medium & Support
etching on paper

Dimensions
9 5/8 in x 12 9/16 in (24.45 cm x 31.91 cm);11 1/4 in x 14 3/8 in (28.58 cm x 36.51 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Carl Proffer

Label copy
Vladimir Yankilevsky
Russia, born 1938
Anatomy of the Senses (Anatomy of Feelings)
1972
Etching
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Carl Proffer, 1980/2.243.23
(Flip Your Field: Abstract Art from the Collection, June 9 – September 2, 2012, text by Celeste Brusati)
Vladimir Yankilevsky
Russia, born 1938
Anatomy of the Senses (Anatomy of Feelings)
1972
Etching
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Carl Proffer, 1980/2.243.23

Subject matter
The series "Anatomy of Feelings" is comprised of etchings, most of them featuring nude figures with contorted or highly abstracted bodies. This work is number twenty-five, of the fifty prints in the series. Emphasis is frequently placed on the sexual organs. The artist, Vladimir Yankilevsky was involved with the Soviet Nonconformist Art movement and often worked under a pseudonym to avoid punishment. Through several different series of prints, including "Anatomy of Feelings," Yankilevsky explores the relationship of people and their experiences in social spaces. 

Physical Description
This etching has an oval shape that creates a frame around a surrealistic landscape. The print is titled, numbered, signed and dated in pencil at the bottom of the page.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
Russian (culture or style)
abstraction
anatomy
bodies (human and animal components)
eroticism
modern and contemporary art
nudity
phallic

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