line of abstracted figures on a street, with a round "BUS STOP" sign in LRQ; figures include woman with curly long blonde hair wearing thigh high platform boots and blouse with pointed collar, woman wearing black stiletto heeled T-strap shoes with a sleeveless fishnet shirt, pink pants, and baseball cap, woman wearing blue outfit with long hair with long bands, two mean wearing baseball caps with empty talk bubbles above their heads, and pair of short women wearing rounded long skirts in blue and maroon, with red and blonde hair; yellow car on road in URQ; billboards, and houses and buildings with TV antennas along top edge

%C2%A9 The Saul Steinberg Foundation %2F Artists Rights Society %28ARS%29%2C New York

Untitled, 1952

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Saul Steinberg gently mocks small town or suburban fashion in this view of a bus stop queue. Side-laced pants, bare midriff, platform heels, and lace bodices come under his gaze. Compared to the decked-out women, the men are a sartorial null set; yet, only the men are shown speaking. Are they, too, commenting on the women’s attire'

Details
Title
Untitled
Artist Life
1914–1999
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2018.122.1
Provenance
The artist, New York; Saul Steinberg Foundation, New York; given to MIA, 2018
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line of abstracted figures on a street, with a round "BUS STOP" sign in LRQ; figures include woman with curly long blonde hair wearing thigh high platform boots and blouse with pointed collar, woman wearing black stiletto heeled T-strap shoes with a sleeveless fishnet shirt, pink pants, and baseball cap, woman wearing blue outfit with long hair with long bands, two mean wearing baseball caps with empty talk bubbles above their heads, and pair of short women wearing rounded long skirts in blue and maroon, with red and blonde hair; yellow car on road in URQ; billboards, and houses and buildings with TV antennas along top edge

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