Sarah Lucas’s practice often evokes the human body in its physical, cultural, and psychological dimensions. Her derisive sense of humour is a vital part of her practice, which spans sculpture, photography and installation. Her visual puns and euphemisms gained her recognition as one of the young British artists in the early nineties. By appropriating the stereotypes of what is considered feminine and masculine, Lucas reflects on issues related to gender, class tensions and national identity. Love - Sculpture for the Blind is an example of her skeptical take on the societal norms surrounding sexuality and love, challenging the hypocrisy that often permeates these topics.
Image: Courtesy of the artist and kurimanzutto, Mexico City / New York