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Name Frankenstein, Curt
Life Dates 1920-2009
Nationality American
Geographic location(s) Illinois, Germany, China
Occupation Printmaker
Notes Known for surrealist paintings, lithography, and etchings.
Role Artist

Associated Records

Image of Art-2D Collection - 1977.6.4

Art-2D Collection - 1977.6.4

"The Fortress," undated, lithograph by Curt Frankenstein. Seven women are inside the top of a large corset with a group of men at a ladder on the bottom left. Two hairy men climb the ladder while four wait. There are six women on the corset top, one sliding down the corset rear, and one holding a cup through the front corset laces. Inscribed lower left, in pencil, below image: The Fortress (Ed. 75) Curt Frankenstein IMP. (Artist's Proof) III/X sexism, body image, ideal, feminine, female, patriarchy, objectivity, social standards, power, restrictions, norms, expectations