Mes Mariannes – Dr Sharon Kivland
|Author(s):||Dr Sharon Kivland|
|Format:||115mm x 175mm, 11 colour illustrations and one photographic plate|
|Number of pages:||20 plus cover|
Sharon Kivland’s book Mes Mariannes, made for the AMBruno Red project, has been acquired by the Faber Birren Collection of Books on Color – a part of the Special Collections at Yale University’s Robert B. Haas Arts Library.
The Parisian sans-culottes displayed their revolutionary ardour and plebeian solidarity in 1789 by wearing the Phrygian cap, the bonnet rouge. Herein there are only women, Mariannes who are all bonnet, who are nothing but phallic silhouettes, which oscillate between difference and equality.