Flo Jo World Record Nails

Dublin Core

Title

Flo Jo World Record Nails

Subject

Social and Cultural Identities
Unapologetically Black Style
Florence Griffith Joyner

Description

2000 acrylic fake fingernails, nail polish, rhinestones, metal, wood

Sculpture made from 2000 artist-made replica acrylic fingernails in the shape of an ascending 200m running course. Fingernails were individually hand painted after the manicure that Florence Griffith-Joyner wore during the 1988 Olympics, when she set the 200 m world record. Sculpture is 200m track at 1:100 scale.

Creator

Pamela Council

Date

2012

Contributor

Artwork By Pamela Council

Rights

Artwork displayed courtesy of artist.

Relation

Solo exhibition Bury Me Loose [Featuring Pamela Council] opens at Denny Dimin Gallery on September 10, 2021 https://dennydimingallery.com/news/series-of-major-announcements-for-artist-pamela-council/

Format

Sculpture

Language

English

Type

Photo Image of Sculpture

Identifier

FLO JO

Coverage

1988 Olympics

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Sculpture

Physical Dimensions

60 in x 40 in x 22 in

Files

Pamela Council 2.jpg
Pamela Council 1.jpg

Reference

Flo Jo World Record Nails, Pamela Council, 2012

Cite As

Pamela Council, “Flo Jo World Record Nails,” REPOSITORY, accessed May 30, 2024, https://artlibrarydeco.omeka.net/items/show/50.

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