Artists

Patty Carroll
Unnamed Pink Chair
Unnamed Pink Chair
Unnamed Chandelier
Unnamed Chandelier
Skull
Skull
Serve
Serve
Red Velvet
Red Velvet
Royal
Royal, 36x 48
Pray
Pray
Mad
Mad
Monster
Monster
Lampscape
Lampscape
Lagoon
Lagoon
Empress
Empress, 30" x 40”
Kilim
Kilim, 30" x 40”
Dotty
Dotty, 36" x 48"
Domestic Bliss
Domestic Bliss, 36" x 48"
Black Crown
Black Crown
Cake Plate Red
Cake Plate Red

Artist Info

PAST EXHIBITIONS
Red Velvet
Draped: Anonymous Women
August 6, 2016-September 10, 2016

Artist Press

  • Patty Carroll‘s latest photo series is simply breathtaking. By camouflaging the woman in drapery and/or domestic objects, she creates a dark and humorous game of hide-and-seek with the viewers. Read full article here Anonymous Woman Be Sociable, Share! Tweet
  • by Antoine March 15, 2017 The photographer, Patty Carroll, is back with her series “ Anonymous Women “. For 25 years she has been working on the image of women in the world. In this series of images, her vision is critical: the woman is invisible and fades into her home. A way for the […]
  • by Abbey Schubert Growing up in the Chicago suburbs during the 1950s and ’60s, photographer Patty Carroll lived in a homogeneous, harmonious bubble. By way of cookie-cutter houses, rigid gender norms, and midcentury notions of perfectionism and civility, Carroll came to know the suburbs as “fabricated places of solace,” as she writes in her artist’s […]
  • by Eva Clifford March 15, 2017 For most of history. Anonymous was a woman. – Virginia Woolf Chicago-based photographer Patty Carroll‘s most recent project Anonymous Women is made up of a series of staged photographs using models, drapery and household objects to address women and their complex relationship with domesticity. Having grown up in mid-century […]
  • by Cyril Foiret Patty Carroll has been known for her use of highly intense, saturated color photographs since the 1970’s. Her most recent project, “Anonymous Women,” consists of a 3-part series of studio installations made for the camera, addressing women and their complicated relationships with domesticity. By camouflaging the figure in drapery and/or domestic objects, […]
  • by Irene Pazzanese March 3, 2017 Tell us something about your background and how did you get into photography. I was studying graphic design in college, and we had to take a photography course, which I loved. It also helped that my future boyfriend and I met in the darkroom, which added a very compelling […]
  • by Myrtle Beauvert February 6, 2017 What drove you to start this project? The Anonymous Women project began while living in England, where my identity was determined by my domestic position. I found that in a more traditional culture than the United States, one’s domestic status often eclipses one’s professional or personal sense of self. […]
  • by Jack Crager February 10, 2017 In her new photo book Anonymous Women, artist Patty Carroll mixes in several quotes from writers who provide pithy counterpoints to the vividly provocative imagery. Most of these have been contributed by friends and admirers of the project. The book’s epigraph, however, comes from the pen of Virginia Woolf: […]
  • by Fanny Arlandis January 27, 2017 Read entire article here: Domestic Erasure of Women (A Celebration) Be Sociable, Share! Tweet
  • by Charlotte Jansen January 27, 2017 The relationship between women and the home is a complex and storied one; from an early age we’re conditioned to take pride in our surroundings – and yet, the perceived frivolous femininity of home-making has more than a hint of patriarchal suppression about it. In this context, individual objects […]
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