Audrey Flack (Fine Arts, Alumna)

Marilyn (Vanitas), 1977, oil over acrylic on canvas
Collection of The University of Arizona Museum of Art & Archive of Visual Arts, Tucson

Flack, a pioneering artist of the photorealism movement, deploys her mastery of tromp l’oeil to depict a layered assortment of objects that are associated with the actress Marilyn Monroe. The work was included in the seminal exhibition “WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution.”