Tania Pérez Córdova,We Focus On a Woman Facing Sideways,2013/17
Tania Pérez Córdova, Mexican, b. 1979 We Focus On a Woman Facing Sideways, 2013/17 Brass, Swarovski Crystal drop earring, and a woman wearing the other earring 78 11/16 × 31 1/2 × 1 3/16 in. (199.9 × 80 × 3 cm) Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Restricted gift of Helyn Goldenberg and Michael Alper; gift of Katherine S. Schamberg by exchange, 2017.30
Short A piece of glass is folded into quarters with green edges facing up, resting on a white surface. A smoking stick is wedged into the top fold. There is a dark, round shadow behind the sculpture on the right.
Short A sheet of hard glass is folded over and bent in two as if it were a plastic bag. A smoking stick rests between the green edges of the glass and a plume of smoke wafts upward.
Long A sheet of hard glass is folded over and bent in two as if it were a plastic bag. A smoking stick rests between the green lips that comprise the edges of the glass. A dark circular shadow dominates the area to the right of the glass, a stark contrast to the white background.