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Pillow Talk I

Sale price$ 1,000

Monoprint on Pillowcase

Close Crush refers to the unseen moment when the inked plate meets paper: the printmaker’s magic of positioning these two elements under pressure, calibrated just so, to create something new. Read another way, Close Crush may indicate nearness and adoration, pointing to the early, swooning stage in Humphreys and McMullen’s relationship that ultimately landed them married with a child. Through the double meaning of Close Crush, the artists also signal a desire to transmit intimate moments of life via image and material. 

Shown pictured with other works from this series, all artworks sold separately.

This work a part of the exhibition CLOSE OF CRUSH at Tappan's Los Angeles gallery.

Original artwork may ship after exhibition has ended.

Exhibition on view: June 7 - September 3, View the Exhibition
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“Through her continued impulse to examine and ritualize repetitive domestic work, she transforms an act of service into a suspended moment of beauty.”

Cheryl Humphreys

About the Artist

Cheryl Humphreys

Cheryl Humphreys' meticulously crafted, hand-pulled prints have been featured in The Long Beach Museum of Art (Long Beach, CA), Vogue, MyDomaine & Residencies include Pocoapoco Residency, Otra Vox and MacArthur Place.

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Cheryl Humphreys On View in

Close Crush

Cheryl Humphreys & Mike McMullen
June 7 - September 3

8200 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles CA

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