Florentina Pakosta is one of the most important representatives of art dedicated to feminism in Austria. She is among the women artists who devoted themselves to art against all resistance from the outside.

Elli Vivi Bobby Herr Fuhl

Christina Doll
The sculptor Christina Doll always produces full-figure portrait sculptures. Her miniaturise porcelain figures brought her to public attention; here the focus was on compression into precious, fragile jewels.
Doll’s most recent series moves in a completely different direction: Monumental cement sculptures confront the viewer with the bare and honest treatment of a corporality that deviates radically from the usual ideal of beauty: “Elli” and “Herr Fuhl” are portrayals of infirmity and old age, “Bobby” is characterised by a genetic disease and “Vivi” embodies a giant with the smile of the Madonna. With narrative perspicacity and artistic mastery, Christina Doll lends a natural dignity to her works, despite their size, and with great sophistication and self-reflection enables them to differ significantly from the pathos of traditional monumental sculptures.

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"Elli Vivi Bobby Herr Fuhl"

July 2009

ISBN 978-3-86678-325-6

23,00 x 32,00 cm

72 Pages

78 b/w illustrations

Hardcover with clothbound, bound, without dust-jacket, without slipcase

Languages: German, English

Christina Doll

Nikola Doll, Renate Goldmann, Heiner Schepers and Marc Wellmann
The illustrated book was published on the occasion of the exhibition „Christina Doll“, 6 July to 14 September 2008, Kunsthalle Lingen and 28 June to 6 September 2009, Georg-Kolbe-Museum, Berlin.