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Photos: Sturtevant: Repeat Offender


After 50 years in the art world, Sturtevant—a true American original best known for her remakes of 1960s masterworks—is finally getting her due. W meets the octogenarian enfant terrible.

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Portrait of Sturtevant, by Loren Muzzey, 2013.

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Sturtevant takes in her Warhol Flowers, 1990, at an exhibition of her work at the Moderna Museet, Stockholm, 2012. Courtesy of Moderna Museet / Asa LundEn.

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Installation view of Duchamp Fresh Widow, 1992–2012, Moderna Museet, 2012. Courtesy of Moderna Museet / Asa LundEn.

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Pacman, 2012. Courtesy of Moderna Museet / Asa LundEn.

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Johns Target With Plaster Casts, 1999. Courtesy of Moderna Museet / Asa LundEn.

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Sturtevant as Beuys as Dillinger in Dillinger Running Series, 2000. Courtesy of Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Paris, Salzburg.

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Installation view of Finite Infinite, 2010. Courtesy of Moderna Museet / Asa LundEn.

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Installation view of Sex Dolls, 2011, at Serpentine Gallery, London, 2013. Courtesy Serpentine Gallery, London. Photograph: Jerry Hardman-Jones.

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Elastic Tango, 2010, a video installation. Courtesy of Moderna Museet / Asa LundEn.

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Installation view of John Waters Dorothy Malone’s Collar, 2012, and Haring Untitled, 1987, Moderna Museet, 2012. Courtesy of Moderna Museet / Asa LundEn.

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Kiefer Voyage au Bout de la Nuit, 1992, at Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany, 1992. © Maike Klein / Deichtorhallen Hamburg. Exhibition Sturtevant at Deichtorhallen Hamburg, 14.8.27.9.1992.

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A detail of Trilogy of Transgression, 2004, a three-channel video. Courtesy of MoMA.