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Head I

Accession Number
1980/2.243.24

Title
Head I

Artist(s)
Vladimir Yankilevsky

Artist Nationality
Russian (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1972

Medium & Support
etching on paper

Dimensions
9 11/16 in x 11 5/8 in (24.6 cm x 29.5 cm);11 7/16 in x 14 3/16 in (29 cm x 36 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Carl Proffer

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 thirteen, 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 shows a head in profile as if an x-ray is showing what is inside. The insides of the head are made up of various shapes and objects. 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
head
modern and contemporary art
nudity
phallic

2 Related Resources

Diagnosis
(Part of: History of Medicine - American Association of Historians of Medicine (AAHM))

& Author Notes

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