Trapped Flaw

ink and colored pencil on vellum
27 x 27 inches

So-called scientific studies are often tilted to favor political ideology. This “fly on the wall” represents an imperfect, right-winged House fly, weeping over being caught. The eyes of the fly are after El Greco’s weeping St. Peter.

Chin, Mel (b.1951) © Copyright. Trapped Flaw. 2003. Ink, colored pencil, and pencil on transparentized paper in artist’s frame, Frame: 27 1/2 x 27 1/2 x 11/2″ (69.9 x 69.9 x 3.8 cm). The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings
Collection Gift.
The Museum of Modem Art, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Digital Image © The Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA / Art
Resource, NY

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