Nails

This piece explores the nature of decoration and context. Acrylic nails meant to adorn the human hand and highlight human features are laid bare to stand on their own as objects under the gaze. Every angle of the fake nails are left open to view, further subverting the intended function of the objects as supplementary forms. This transforms them from the glamorous to the abject.

Medium: Acrylic nails, acrylic
Dimensions: 6" x 2" x 4.5"
Year: 2017

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