Photo, Print, Drawing Tugged / AK [monogram].
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About this Item
- Tugged / AK [monogram].
- Drawing shows a woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, with animated components from daily life tugging at her hair and clothing.
- Kunz, Anita, 1956-, artist
Created / Published
- - Women--Domestic life--2000-2010
- - Women--Employment--2000-2010
- - Mental states--2000-2010
- Periodical illustrations--2000-2010.
- Periodical illustrations--2000-2010
- - Caption label from exhibit Drawn to Purpose Themes and Genres: Multi-tasking Wonder. Pulled in competing directions by career, marriage, and motherhood, Anita Kunz's everywoman struggles to remain outwardly calm while beset by multiple demands, expectations, and desires. Commissioned in 2001, this image captures the tug-of-war that many women continue to experience. The quandary of modern women striving for fulfillment is an important theme in this acclaimed editorial illustrator's work that appears in such leading magazines as Time and the New Yorker.
- - Caption label from exhibit Canadian Counterpart: The quandary of the modern woman, beset by multiple competing demands, expectations, and desires imposed by herself no less than others is a theme that deeply engages Anita Kunz. Commissioned for Working Woman magazine, this emblematic image captures the tug of war experienced by many present-day women, graphically demonstrating how they are pulled in different directions by career, marriage, and motherhood. Tiny faces framed within the symbolic trappings of career and home responsibilities a briefcase, cell phone, television, and office block embody multiple voices of conscience pulling on the figure's hair as she struggles to maintain an air of calm.
- - Title and date from inventory of gift.
- - Published in Working Woman magazine, 2001 October.
- - Gift; Anita Kunz; 2003; (DLC/PP-2003:082).
- - Exhibited: "Canadian Counterpoint : Illustrations by Anita Kunz" in the Swann Gallery, Library of Congress, 2003-2004.
- - Exhibited: "Drawn to Purpose" in the Graphic Arts Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Nov. 2017 - March 2018.
- - Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2003:082.15
- 1 drawing on illustration board : watercolor and gouache over graphite ; image 38.8 x 27.8 cm, on mount 44.7 x 34.3 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2003:082.15 [item] (B size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- ppmsca 03323 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.03323
- cph 3g11587 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g11587
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-03323 (digital file from original) LC-USZC4-11587 (color film copy transparency)
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- Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-03323 (digital file from original) LC-USZC4-11587 (color film copy transparency)
- Call Number: Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2003:082.15 [item] (B size) [P&P]
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Kunz, Anita, Artist. Tugged / AK monogram. , 2001. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2003668511/.
APA citation style:
Kunz, A. (2001) Tugged / AK monogram. , 2001. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2003668511/.
MLA citation style:
Kunz, Anita, Artist. Tugged / AK monogram. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2003668511/>.