Submission
Sarah Bechter

tame hosts

Sarah Bechter 'tame hosts' 17. 10 – 31. 10. 21 at Pilot, Vienna


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Eating clichés, 2021, oil on canvas, 80x120 cm
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Untitled (pompous posturing), 2021, oil on canvas, 60x50 cm
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Untitled (formal party), 2021, oil on canvas, 60x51 cm
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Somebody with artichokes (rich version), 2021, oil on canvas, 65x55 cm
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tame hosts

formal frame
gathered for spumante
lucid excitement
dark dimmed topoi

somebody standing
in porcelain paleness
porcelain swish
swish in frozen symmetry
swishing
at your beck and call

for this reception
dressed in blush
for this occasion
blush over blues
contemplating violets
for somebody
or somebody else’s delight

standing table
set with nothing
thirsty color
liquid someone
serving something

tame
tame
tam-tam

eating clichés with garnish
in the fume of verbal imprecision
your elbow is my cutlery
when we stretch the sparkles
of our superficial tongue

the social fabric
is an outspread oilcloth
mirroring
no, measuring
each offers niceties