Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik
Skin Deep: BuffSkin Deep: TanSkin Deep: Natural BeigeSkin Deep: Cocoa
Skin Deep
Screen prints
Liquid foundation in Buff, Tan, Natural Beige and Cocoa, eyeshadow, lip gloss, glitter, band-aid, ink, gel medium on paper
4"x6"
2003

In place of paint, the pigments used to print this series are cosmetics purchased from drugstores in Los Angeles. Among the lessons learned are that Cocoa and Ivory are rarely stocked in the same store. More than just a color, makeup is skin, packaged, bought, and sold.
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