Barbara Rosenthal

Barbara Rosenthal Contemplates Suicide (2005-2007) color, 13 min

Emerging from a long, uselessly medicated depression lasting nearly a decade during which the contemplation of suicide never left her mind, artist Barbara Rosenthal, always working at the intersection of Art and Life, now recites, with many irregularities and repeated takes, Hamlet's famous soliloquy. This particular version is the loop DVD which premiered at Art Attack: Pool Art Fair at the Chelsea Hotel, Sept. 27-29, 2007. It is the first four takes of the 50 takes of this recording, and was shown as part of her Bathroom Installation which included her logo images Bird Hands, Brain Scan TR-9002, and Red Rubber Name Stamp.

DVD NTSC Sale: $250

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