Rituals and Reliquaries: Misty Night Backstage
Mixed on archival support
12 2/3" x 12 3/8" x 2 5/15" d.
1940's - 50's photogravure metal on wood printing block; Sofskin Creme container, same vintage.
Misty Night was a stage name for a burlesque showgirl who performed live onstage in the vaudeville manner. Her name was written on the back of the type block in pencil.
Other materials: birch dowels; basswood sheet and strips; paper; and acrylic paint on museum archival hardboard and wood support.
Collection: Beate Minkovski