Mediamatic Magazine vol 4#4 Niet Bekend 1 Jan 1990


The Artists

Born in St. Etienne f 1947, Lives and works in Paris


Orlan -

Orlan has been exhibiting paintings, sculptures, books, performances and installations since 1969. She is a Professor at l'Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts de Dijon. Her work juxtaposes images of the sacred and profane, using religious iconography and focussing, in particular, on the Madonna.

Edge go commission: An exhibition documenting her transformation into a Renaissance figure by means of cosmetic surgery.