42.0 x 35.0 x 5.5 Size (cm)
16.5 x 13.8 x 2.2 Size (in)Annette Messager
"Ma collection de proverbes"
Set consisting of 15 pieces of embroidered fabric
Each set is composed of the same 13 proverbs and 2 different proverbs in each set
Each proverb measures 35 x 28 cm
The proverbs come in a wooden slipcase, 42 x 35 x 5.5 cm
Limited edition of 24 numbered and signed copies and 6 artist’s proofs
1974 - 2012
Produced and published in 2012 by mfc-michèle didier
©2012 Annette Messager and mfc-michèle didier
Ma collection de proverbes is one of these collections that Annette Messager has compiled over a long period of time and that consists of a series of “misogynist” proverbs. The artist has embroidered them on pieces of white fabric, attributing them in an incisive and ironic perspective. mfc-michèle didier gathers the proverbs for the very first time.