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  • Monica Bonvicini, Furious Knitting #2, 2019, silk-screen print on aluminum, 29 1⁄2 × 39 5⁄8".

    Monica Bonvicini, Furious Knitting #2, 2019, silk-screen print on aluminum, 29 1⁄2 × 39 5⁄8".

    Monica Bonvicini

    Galerie Peter Kilchmann

    A leather belt, broad, black, and with a pronounced buckle, might be just a way to keep trousers up, but contemplated in the right (or wrong) context, the same strip of leather can recall a whip, a restraint, or a lolling canine tongue. Film footage of a man slowly taking off a belt might represent the meditative act of a tired person undressing to sleep. It could also anticipate the release of the anger of a paterfamilias about to issue corporal punishment, or it might be a precursor to a sexual act; in Monica Bonvicini’s cosmos, all these associations are present. It may seem like nasty

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