Tuesday, June 26, 2012

John Waters | 12 assholes and a dirty foot

John Waters
12 assholes and a dirty foot
Toronto, Canada: Art Metropole, 1999
16 pp., 12.7 x 20 cm., paper
Edition of 1000, 25 signed by the artist

"It's impossible to find a shot of an asshole which isn't being threatened by a mouth, an arm, or a dick." Waters told the Independent in 2004. And the dirty foot? "In porn movies there's a guy responsible for washing the performers' feet, so it's equally impossible to find a dirty one." The Little Cockroach Press 13 reformats Waters’ 1996 photograph of the same name, using the drawstring curtains as front and back cover.

“[It has] curtains you can close on it because it’s such a rude piece, and if your parents are coming…”

John Waters
12 Assholes and a Dirty Foot
22 x 138"
Chromogenic prints, curtain
Edition of 4

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