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Francesca Woodman, "Untitled," Providence, Rhode Island, 1976: STAFF PICKS

Hi, Celia Lê here! I am the Woodman Family Foundation’s Research Intern and my main responsibility is exhibition and provenance research for Francesca Woodman. Personally, I love how Francesca often investigates the relationship between the body and space, from the various textures created by the wall to the extension of her legs outside of the cupboard in this work. For me, it’s Francesca’s response to a long-standing tradition of an artistic investigation about place, womanhood, and domesticity: from Claude Cahun’s "Self-Portrait (in a cupboard)" (1932) to Kirsten Justesen’s "Portrait in cabinet with collection" (2013).

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