Museum Folkwang
Madonna of Flowers
  • Ulrike Rosenbach
  • Madonna of Flowers, 1974

  • from: Ulrike Rosenbach. Selected Works 1972 - 1998
  • Video, b/w, Sound
  • 7:7 min
  • Donation of the Artist in 2012
  • Inv. NM 4/2012_02
  • CommentaryIn her video ›Madonna of Flowers‹ Ulrike Rosenbach alludes to her encounter with the ›Pasadena Rose Parade‹ in California, a parade of beauty queens on cars decorated with flowers. »Slaves to the beautiful pose« as Rosenbach once put it. The artist is wearing a transparent diadem of rays, kitschy Hawaiian music accompanies the movements of a fan in front of a head which has lost any recognizable personality, hidden behind a gauze veil. With this »reckoning with acquired values« Rosenbach exposes the clichéd female roles propagated by Hollywood movies and television.
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  • Obj_Title1_S: Madonna of Flowers
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  • Obj_PartDescription_S (Titelerg): from: Ulrike Rosenbach. Selected Works 1972 - 1998
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  • Obj_Dating_S: 1974
  • Jahr von: 1,974
  • Jahr bis: 1,974
  • Obj_IdentNr_S: NM 4/2012_02
  • Obj_IdentNrSort_S: NM 0004/2012_02
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  • Obj_Crate_S: 7:7 min
  • Obj_Material_S: Video, b/w, Sound
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  • Obj_AccNote_S (Erwerb): Donation of the Artist in 2012
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Commentary
Artists

In her video ›Madonna of Flowers‹ Ulrike Rosenbach alludes to her encounter with the ›Pasadena Rose Parade‹ in California, a parade of beauty queens on cars decorated with flowers. »Slaves to the beautiful pose« as Rosenbach once put it. The artist is wearing a transparent diadem of rays, kitschy Hawaiian music accompanies the movements of a fan in front of a head which has lost any recognizable personality, hidden behind a gauze veil. With this »reckoning with acquired values« Rosenbach exposes the clichéd female roles propagated by Hollywood movies and television.