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Rider Ureña: My girl on the floor


Title:My girl on the floor
Author:Rider Ureña
Year:Unknown
MediumSilk Aquatint / Archival Inkjet
Size:Unknown
Collection:Private
Description:"Rider Ureña describes his piece in a poem, as hauntingly beautiful and sensual as the piece itself. Inspired by the spellbinding beauty pictured in one of those fliers that litter his street promoting nights of ecstasy with voluptuous women, he searches for “my girl on the floor.” But finding the place is easier than finding the woman. Surprised at not finding her there, he imagines her as la cigüapa, the elusive mythical figure of Dominican folklore with feet that face backwards and whose footprints, therefore, lead men away from, rather than to her."