Jim Lutes, Mondo Condo, 1986

Images of Jim Lutes, Mondo Condo

In this framed rectangular painting, a translucent portrait of a person covers an aerial view of a wooded landscape with small cars and a building. The person's facial features are actually inanimate objects: a green glass bottle for the nose, a pink toilet for an ear, an open washing machine for an eye, and so on.
Jim Lutes, American, b. 1955
Mondo Condo, 1986
Oil and acrylic on canvas
66 × 48 × 1 ¾ in.; 167.6 × 121.9 × 4.4 cm
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of the Ruttenberg Family in honor of the 90th birthday of David C. Ruttenberg, 1999.31

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago