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December 03, 2018 Slideshows » Arts & Culture

Nadine Boughton—The Modess Women 

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Through her collage work, Boughton deconstructs vintage Midcentury imagery and advertising and reassembles the pieces in a distinctly modern exploration of polarity, politics, gender, and societal norms. Boughton's latest series, The Modess Women, takes as its subject the glamorous, gown-and-glove-clad ladies who were the face of a wildly successful ad campaign for Modess sanitary napkins in the 1950s, and places them into a sylvan setting.
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    This series of collage works by artist Nadine Boughton shows the sanitized high class women of the Modess sanitary napkin campaign in the 1950s in a new context—back in touch with nature.
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