Lesley Dill

Edition Review

  • Lesley Dill, Hummingbird Dress (2013)

  • Hummingbird Dress: Red (2013)

  • Color lithographs with collaged three-dimensional elements. 22 ¼ x 22 ¼ inches (sheet) each. Edition of 15. Published by Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM. $2,500 each.

Lesley Dill’s most recent editions with Tamarind Institute, Hummingbird Dress and Hummingbird Dress: Red, continue the artist’s dialogue with ink on paper that began in the early 1990s after an extended stay in India. These two prints explore a number of her established motifs, from women’s clothing to birds to the written word. For decades Dill has used dresses as a central metaphor for the spiritual body and feminine power.

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