• Dominique Blain

    Centre International d'Art Contemporain de Montréal (CIAC)

    Since the ’70s, Dominique Blain’s art has explored the fine line between information and propaganda, between politics and art. In a work exhibited in “Écrans Politiques,” (Political screens, 1985)—at Montreal’s Musée d’art contemporain—Blain presented Stars and Stripes, 1985, a photosilkscreen work on canvas that used Pop art montage effects to present a two-fold attack on war’s exploitation and objectification of humanity, particularly women. Divided by a red cross in its center, its uppermost sections portrayed a regiment of duplicate images of bathing beauties from a ’50s Miss America pageant.

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