Catherine Opie

Dyke Deck

Catherine Opie, Dyke Deck

Catherine Opie (1961-)
Dyke Deck
ca 1990-1995
screen printed photographs on a complete deck of playing cards- 52 playing cards & 2 jokers, with trifold instruction sheet, housed in a clear plastic case stamped “Dyke Deck, Cathy Opie - Playing Cards, MOCA”
3 3/4h x 2 3/4w in
first edition
edition size unknown 



signed by the artist
published by MoCa, Los Angeles
in very good condition

Opie photographed her friends as well as others who came to an open call for the portraits captured in this humorous glimpse of the lesbian world. The four card suits are depicted with couples being hearts, jocks being clubs, femmes being diamonds and butches being spades.