In painting and film, gloves traditionally function as symbols of power and sex. As fetish, the stretched fabric in the shape of the hand materializes the tension between inside and outside, between the act of penetrating and being penetrated. It also conveys the tactility of the skin yet creating another skin or barrier to touch.
- Currently on display in:
- Psychoanalysis: The Unconscious in Everyday Life
- Year made :
- Early 20th century
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