Two Melons and a Stinking Fish - ACE349.2

1996. Two Melons and a Stinking Fish - ACE349.2.

TitleTwo Melons and a Stinking Fish - ACE349.2
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Sarah Lucas explaining how she thinks about projects. Cutting cloth and arranging melons. Friends ask Sarah questions. Setting up an exhibit. Caption: "Sarah Lucas Solo Show, Portikus, Frankfurt, 1996." Lucas nails a laminated dead fish to the table edge. Friend asking question. Caption: "Barbara Gladstone, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York." Gladstone talks about her surprise at the casual nature of the objects for the show at her gallery, but says that they came together perfectly. Lucas smoking outside a locked public toilet. Caption: "Tracey Emin, Artist." Emin quizzing Lucas about" what it means to be super-successful". Lucas responds that she’s doing everything very fast and gets very tired. Gladstone talking about Lucas and a video she made about eating a sausage. Lucas says her boyfriend doesn’t like the Rotterdam show. Standing under giant pair of near-naked women’s legs. The fish and melon construction, labelled Bitch (1995). Video loop of waving crowd with animated pink penis rising and diving. Caption: "Concepts for a Spectacular Show – Penis, Angus Fairhurst 1995". Lucas asked about sex: she likes it but thinks it’s embarrassing, and argues against people who say it’s "wholesome". Part of the Sausage Video (1990).

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