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HEIDI BUCHER

Elfenbornhaut, Fridericianum, Kassel . 1982

Elfenbornhaut, Fridericianum, Kassel . 1982

+ Lehmann Maupin

Over the course of her career, Bucher forged a practice anchored in familial, cultural, and architectural histories entwined with contemporary concerns around the boundaries between public and private space, feminine attributes, and the body. It was during the 1970s that Bucher began to embalm clothing and domestic objects in a mixture of latex and mother-of-pearl, preserving the objects as artifacts of their time and creating a surface that appeared skin-like in both color and texture. Continue reading HEIDI BUCHER