Item description for Ladies & Gentlemen by Antoni Muntadas...
Description: "Men's Room." "Women's Room." We see these signs everywhere, every day, so much that we take them for granted. New York-based photographer Antoni Muntadas, however, has taken photographs of these signs all over the world, and they are published in Ladies & Gentlemen. As we turn page after page of these signs: signs in different languages, signs with different graphics, we are not only amused, but we realize that these symbols have been transformed into gender symbols that refer to a universally accepted gender division. Virtually without text, this volume simply presents the images for what they are: signifiers of public spaces that exist for a private function.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.1" Width: 4.32" Height: 0.43" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Aug 15, 2001
ISBN 8495273799 ISBN13 9788495273796
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More About Antoni Muntadas
Antoni Muntadas was born in Barcelona in 1942 and has lived and worked in New York since 1971. Among his many honors are prizes and grants from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundations, the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts. His works have been exhibited at important international events including two Documentas and biennials in Venice, Sao Paulo and Lyons, as well as at institutions including The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Guggenheim Museum, New York.