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Rachel Feinstein
Secrets

Rachel Feinstein: Secrets is available for online reading from July 19 through August 17 as part of the From the Library series. Secrets documents Feinstein’s 2018 exhibition at Gagosian, Beverly Hills, which included a series of oversize, flamboyantly colored sculptures of women inspired by the Victoria’s Secret “Angels,” as well as mirror paintings, majolica sculptures, and a panoramic wallpaper that allude to both the European decorative arts and West Coast modernist luxury. A sculptural object in its own right, the book unites these distinct bodies of work—along with an essay by curator Pamela Golbin and a conversation between Feinstein and designer Tom Ford—within a single volume bound in a Z-fold cover, embodying the dichotomies present in the artist’s work.

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Rachel Feinstein: Secrets (Beverly Hills: Gagosian, 2019)

Rachel Feinstein: Secrets (Beverly Hills: Gagosian, 2019)

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Jewish Museum, New York
thejewishmuseum.org

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Rachel Feinstein (New York: Rizzoli Electa, 2019)

Rachel Feinstein, Britannia, 2019 (detail) © Rachel Feinstein

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www.chatsworth.org.uk

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Rachel Feinstein, Britannia, 2019 (detail) © Rachel Feinstein

Rachel Feinstein, Chuey, 2019 © Rachel Feinstein

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Rachel Feinstein, Chuey, 2019 © Rachel Feinstein

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