|Martina Kubelk, untitled, Polaroid (10,5 x 10,5 cm), 1988 - 1995, Courtesy Galerie Susanne Zander/ Delmes & Zander|
Jerry Saltz has chosen Martina Kubelk in "The 19 Best Art Shows of 2014" in VULTURE!
9. Martina Kubelk, Independent Art Fair/Galerie Susanne Zander
"If I could ask one wealthy person to fund one European dealer in New York, it would be Galerie Susanne Zander, who shined at the last two Independent Art Fairs. This year, she brought a cache of more than 380 small found photos, mostly Polaroid pictures, made between 1988 and 1995 by a cross-dresser who called herself Martina Kubelk. I marveled at this middle-class hausfrau of about 50, alone in her parlor, kitchen, and boudoir, wearing grandma dresses, sweaters, micromesh black stockings, always posing demurely, never in a sensational or exhibitionist way. Please, won’t some prescient museum buy all of these pictures and put them on permanent display? They’re magic."
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