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Kneaded Eraser and Chewing Gum Sculpture

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Hannah Wilke: Plate and Spoon, 1970's

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Hannah Wilke: Mountain Creek,1976 Nevada Museum of Art

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Hannah Wilke: Corcoran Art Gallery, 1976 (detail)

Hannah Wilke made her signature vaginal sculptures from chewing gum which she formed into intricate shapes and placed on her body for the S.O.S. photographic series. Wilke also placed gum sculptures on postcards, in small boxes, on sheets of paper and on multiple grids of paper. She made kneaded erasers into vaginal shapes she placed on architectural and landscape postcards and made a series called "Needed-Erase-Her," kneaded eraser sculptures on flat painted boards arranged in minimalist, geometric and free-form patterns.

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Hannah Wilke: Needed-Erase-Her, 1976

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Hannah Wilke: Needed-Erase-Her, 1976

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Hannah Wilke: Gum Sculptures in Boxes

 

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Hannah Wilke: Gum Sculptures on Postcard

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Hannah Wilke: Japanese Girl with Puppies, 1975

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Hannah Wilke: New York Subway, 1974. Museum of Modern Art, NY

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Hannah Wilk: Atlantic City, 1975

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Hannah Wilke SOS Mastication Box, 1975

 
 
 
 
 
 
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