• Michèle Blondel

    University Museum of Contemporary Art, UMassAmherst

    The 19 sculptures and installation pieces (ranging from 1986 to 1992) that comprised this exhibition reflected Michèle Blondel’s unique mixture of feminist Catholic liturgy and tongue-in-cheek humor. Its title, “Prélait-Point de Rosée-Lactaires Délicieux” (Pre-milk [or prelate]- dewpoint-sweet milk cap), suggests a new mother’s watery yellow “premilk” colostrum, sweat, and the sperm-covered head of a penis. Indeed, breasts, penises, and body fluids are omnipresent in Blondel’s elaborate assemblages, which feature hand-blown Baccarat glass phalluses and breasts, metal hardware, and found objects

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