Hazel Dooney
> 2013 TEN DICTA FOR YOUNG WOMEN WHO ARE ARTISTS
> 2012 KILL/JOY
> 2012 VENUS IN HELL REDUX
> 2011 THE FLESH EATERS
> 2011-2012 PORTRAITS
> 2010-2013 BIG PIN-UPS
> 2010 AMANDA PALMER ALBUM
> 2009 THE IF... STENCILS
> 2009 YES/NO STENCILS
> 2009 PRECIOUS BLOOD
> 2008-2012 DANGEROUS CAREER BABES
> 2008 COWBOY BABES
> 2007-2008 KELLY AND LIN
> 2006 VENUS IN HELL
> 2006 OTHER WORKS ON PAPER
> 2006 GRIFFITH REVIEW COVER
> 2005 STYLE SESSIONS NYC
> 2004 SELF VS SELF
> 2004 NATIONAL WORKS ON PAPER
> 2001-2005 LAKE EYRE
> 2001 STRATEGIES FOR SURVIVAL
> 2001 TOO MUCH NEVER ENOUGH
> 2001 SLIGHTLY INDECENT
> 2001 READY SET GO!
> 2000-2012 SPORTS CAREER BABES
> 2000-2013 CAREER BABES
> 2000 FILM STILLS
> 2000 POLA AUTO-EROTICA
> 1999 ACCOUTREMENTS OF DESIRE
> 1999 OTHER WORKS
> 1998 ULTRA VIOLET ONE
> 1998 FASHION TARGETS BREAST CANCER
> 1998 OTHER WORKS
> 1997 STREET ART
> 1997 HAZED (FIRST EXHIBITION)
> 1996 EARLY PAINTING
> 1995 HOMOGENEOUS BABES
Big Pin-Up: Miss January (detail)
Big Pin-Up: Miss February (detail)
Big Pin-Up: Miss March (detail)
 
Big Pin-Up: Miss April (detail)
Big Pin-Up: Miss May (detail)
Big Pin-Up: Miss June (detail)
 
Big Pin-Up: Miss July (detail)
Big Pin-Up: Miss October (detail)
Big Pin-Up: Miss November (detail)

2010-2013 BIG PIN-UPS

I wanted to paint the portraits of a handful of 'adult' performers I knew. I
started to work on them in a way that was, somehow, credible as serious
art (read 'politically correct'). Then I realised it betrayed the essentially
alt-conscious, subversive self-regard I loved most about these girls, most
of whom have 'made it' in the ubiquitous if not yet socially respectable,
multi-billion entertainment industry we refer to as 'porn'.

So I re-conceived the portraits as a set of 'pin-ups'.  Big – so big the larger-
than-life-sized figures loom over the viewer – and noxiously pretty, painted
in high-gloss enamel with strong, simple lines and soft, 'girly' pastel hues,
I made the surfaces as sleek, shiny, plastic and sexy as the screen persona
of each of the subjects.

Adhering to a long-established soft-porn convention, there is a Miss for
every month, a series of 12 in all. Each is a different pose, in different
dimensions. None is sexually graphic.

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