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Lexa Walsh

 (20/21st century)
Lexa Walsh is active/lives in California.  Lexa Walsh is known for fabric and performance art, installations.

Biography   Lexa Walsh

As a multi-genre artist, Lexa Walsh works as collector, archivist, archaeologist, historian and voyeur.  Methods of pseudo-anthropology are essential to her work.  She manipulates lost, forgotten or discarded clothing, toys and artifacts as well as mass-produced, often 'feminine' items with obsessive processes of cutting, wax-dipping, sorting, bundling, packaging and sewing.  The resulting fetishes are both abject and seductive.

Many of her materials act as residue and artifact revealing what one has worn, used and washed, much like garbage proves what one has consumed.  Alluding to narratives and memories (personal, collective and unfamiliar), the work navigates a space between nostalgia and invent   ...  Displaying 750 of 1284 characters.

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