Alveolus

72”x20” Roofing tar on pantyhose, stuffing, glitter, and various black fibers 2012 From its earliest days, tobacco advertising has been geared toward women and girls sought to link smoking to slimness, weight control, fashion, beauty, independence and empowerment. Alveolus is a fiber sculpture of the anatomical structure of a single alveolus. An alveolus is an air sack located in the lungs. This piece represents a smoker’s tar infected air sack.

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