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Patty Carroll- Draped: Anonymous Women in American Photo Magazine

by Jack Crager February 10, 2017

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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: “For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.”

Carroll’s elaborate mise-en-scènes explore the mysteries and complexities of femininity and domestic life. “Home is a myth,” Carroll writes in her afterword. “Home is comfort, the most familiar place you can go. Home is also where personal psycho-dramas play out.”

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