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SHELBY SHARIE COHEN (1959 - )
Wheel of Womyn. Digital print, the image measuring 241.3x336.5 mm; 9 1/2x13 1/4 inches, the sheet slightly larger, with Cohen's signature, title, and edition notation 9/50, in ink, on verso. 1987; printed later.
Accompanied by Cohen's Certificate of Authenticity, also with her signature and edition notation, and her Artist Statement.
This photograph was made on assignment for "On Our Backs," the first lesbian erotic magazine in the United States (1984-2006). Cohen's artist statement speaks to both the intimacy and freedom expressed in the composition, as well as the multi-layered challenges faced by queer women looking for family and connections: "The photograph I took of women in a circle holding hands with their feet touching is the connection that holds the love of a conscious family. As a chosen family."
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