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Nam June Paik , Global Groove, 1973
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Nam June Paik

Global Groove, 1973
One of the founders of video art, Nam June Paik produced a vast corpus of works comprising video tapes, televisual productions, performances and installations. In…
Christopher Füllemann, The Peeks and the Kiss, 2013
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Christopher Füllemann

The Peeks and the Kiss, 2013
A graduate of the École cantonale d’art de Lausanne and the San Francisco Art Institute, Christopher Füllemann works at the intersection of sculpture and performance.…
Gustave Buchet , L’Esprit nouveau (The New Spirit), 1925/8
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Gustave Buchet

L’Esprit nouveau (The New Spirit), 1925/8
The titles of the opening chapters of Après le cubisme (After Cubism) [1918] reflect the questions of Amédée Ozenfant and Charles-Édouard Jeanneret (better known as…
Paul Klee , Am Nil (On the Nile), 1939
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Paul Klee

Am Nil (On the Nile), 1939
Paul Klee spent four weeks travelling across Egypt, from Alexandria to Cairo and from Luxor to Aswan, from 17 December 1928 to 17 January 1929.…
Stéphane Zaech , Pearl Harbor (Madonna dell’Orto), 2007
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Stéphane Zaech

Pearl Harbor (Madonna dell’Orto), 2007
Entering Stéphane Zaech’s imaginary realm and his studio are equally reassuring experiences. The visitor feels a sense of familiarity on seeing genres canonised by art…
Albert Oehlen , Ohne Titel (Untitled), 1981
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Albert Oehlen

Ohne Titel (Untitled), 1981
Having trained at the Hamburg Hochschule für bildende Künste in the late 1970s, Albert Oehlen is part of the generation of artists who have focused…
Albrecht Schnider , Ohne Titel (Untitled), 1989
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Albrecht Schnider

Ohne Titel (Untitled), 1989
Albrecht Schnider enjoyed critical acclaim in the mid-1980s for his icon-like portraits, whose austerity has often been compared to that of Félix Vallotton. This canvas,…
Niklaus Stoecklin , Portrait de Tatjana Barbakoff (Portrait of Tatjana Barbakoff), 1929
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Niklaus Stoecklin

Portrait de Tatjana Barbakoff (Portrait of Tatjana Barbakoff), 1929
In 1925, both the Swiss artist Niklaus Stoecklin and his Latvian subject Tatjana Barbakoff began their rise to international fame. Stoecklin was the only non-German…
Hendrik Voogd , Campagne romaine sous un ciel d’orage (Roman Countryside under a Stormy Sky), c. 1800
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Hendrik Voogd

Campagne romaine sous un ciel d’orage (Roman Countryside under a Stormy Sky), c. 1800
Born in Amsterdam and trained at the city’s municipal art school, Hendrik Voogd spent all his career in Rome, where he settled at the age…
Alice Bailly, Jeu d'éventail (Playing with a Fan) or Femme à l'éventail (Woman with a Fan), 1913
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Alice Bailly

Jeu d'éventail (Playing with a Fan) or Femme à l'éventail (Woman with a Fan), 1913
Alice Bailly studied in Geneva before moving to Paris in 1906, where she became an admirer of fauvism. Her work already showed signs of the…
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Charles Gleyre

La danse des bacchantes (The Dance of the Bacchants), 1849
An exclusively female affair, the bacchanal takes place under the implacable gaze of a hieratic priestess who is the guardian of the altar supporting the…

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