Details:

This oil painting depicts a jumble of bodies and limbs, an abstract heap that only becomes legible through the well-defined and well-manicured hand at the bottom of the canvas. The title evokes a horrific scene of body parts beautified and discarded by psychotic beauticians.
Unframed
Signed

① Artwork:

Beauticians from Hell

This oil painting depicts a jumble of bodies and limbs, an abstract heap that only becomes legible through the well-defined and well-manicured hand at the bottom of the canvas. The title evokes a horrific scene of body parts beautified and discarded by psychotic beauticians. Trained only in beauty school, the artist pushes an aesthetic that embraces camp, beauty, poignancy and excess in equal measure.

Seth Bogart’s polymathic oeuvre spans music, ceramics, painting, performance and clothing design. Emerging out of the queer punk scene in the Bay Area in the late 1990s, Bogart has established himself as a strong voice in the presentation and preservation of the historical arcana of queer culture.

Specs:

24 inches
24 inches

③ Artist:

Seth Bogart

Seth Bogart is known for creating ceramic book sculptures, to-scale and oversized reproductions of both cult finds and volumes by literary icons, including Joan Didion, Gary Indiana and Susan Sontag. Emerging out of the queer punk scene in the Bay Area in the late 1990s, the artist’s practice encompasses music, ceramics, painting, performance and clothing design. Bogart has established himself as a strong voice in the presentation and preservation of the historical arcana of queer culture—while exploring an aesthetic that embraces camp, beauty, poignancy and excess in equal measure.

Seth Bogart:
Beauticians from Hell, 2021
Oil and acrylic on canvas
24.0 × 24.0 inches /