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Barbara Hammer, Corky in Love #9, 1982, RC single weight paper
Barbara Hammer, Big Eye, 1980, RC single weight paper
Barbara Hammer, Menses, 1974, color polaroid
Barbara Hammer, Tee Corinne #1, 1972, Print on matte board
Barbara Hammer, Tee Corinne #2, 1972, Print on matte board
Barbara Hammer, Tee Corinne #3, 1972, RC paper
Barbara Hammer, Tee Corinne #4, 1972, RC paper
Barbara Hammer, Tee Corinne #5, 1972, RC paper

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Estate of Barbara Hammer

Barbara Hammer was born in Hollywood in 1939. Her documentary and experimental films are considered among the earliest and most extensive representations of lesbian identity, love, and sexuality. Accompanying her career as a filmmaker, Hammer has time and again worked with performance and installation. She has participated in group exhibitions such as the Whitney Biennial in 1993, the WACK! show at MOCA L.A. and MoMA PS1 in 2007/2008. With film retrospectives at New York’s MoMA in 2010 and the Tate Modern, London, in 2012, the artworld's interest in Hammer's work has recently increased. Hammer has been a teacher for many years and held a professorship at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee (CH). She died in 2019.



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