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Inconnu [Suisse occidentale], Sainte Anne enseignant la Vierge (Saint Anne Teaching the Virgin to Read), c. 1550-1580
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Inconnu [Suisse occidentale]

Sainte Anne enseignant la Vierge (Saint Anne Teaching the Virgin to Read), c. 1550-1580
Anne and Joachim, Mary’s parents, are not mentioned in the Bible but do appear in the Apocrypha. The cult of Saint Anne developed in the…
Edgar Degas, Danseuse s’avançant, les bras levés, jambe droite en avant (deuxième étude) (Dancer Stepping Forward, her Arms Raised, Right Leg Forward [second study]), c. 1885–90
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Edgar Degas

Danseuse s’avançant, les bras levés, jambe droite en avant (deuxième étude) (Dancer Stepping Forward, her Arms Raised, Right Leg Forward [second study]), c. 1885–90
Ballet dancers training, resting or performing on stage were a major motif in Edgar Degas’ oeuvre from the early 1870s to his death. He often…
William Kentridge, Anti-Mercator, 2010-2011
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William Kentridge

Anti-Mercator, 2010-2011
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, William Kentridge was deeply marked by the country's political and social context. He studied political science and theatre before turning…
Giuseppe Penone, A occhi chiusi (With Eyes Closed), 2018
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Giuseppe Penone

A occhi chiusi (With Eyes Closed), 2018
Giuseppe Penone spent his early years in the countryside, giving him an inalienable sense of the importance of the bond between humans and nature and…
Giuseppe Penone, Luce e ombra, 2011
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Giuseppe Penone

Luce e ombra, 2011
Trees as a motif and wood as a material are constant presences in Giuseppe Penone’s work. He has exhibited blocks of wood, carved trunks into…
Pierre Soulages, Peinture (Painting), 1956
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Pierre Soulages

Peinture (Painting), 1956
After having given up an opportunity to study at the École Nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1937, Soulages returned to the city in…
Ana Mendieta, Fundamento Palo Monte: Silueta Series (Gunpowder Work), 1980
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Ana Mendieta

Fundamento Palo Monte: Silueta Series (Gunpowder Work), 1980
Created mainly outdoors (on the US East Coast, in Iowa, Indiana, Canada, Mexico and Cuba), the works of Ana Mendieta are all about the relation…
VALIE EXPORT, Space Seeing - Space Hearing, 1973–4
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VALIE EXPORT

Space Seeing - Space Hearing, 1973–4
In 1967, VALIE EXPORT abandoned her birth surname for that of a brand of cheap cigarettes, ‘Smart Export’, which became her artist and legal name.…
Bruce Nauman, Untitled (Hand Circle), 1996
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Bruce Nauman

Untitled (Hand Circle), 1996
Bruce Nauman is undeniably one of the most important artists of the latter half of the twentieth century, with a lasting influence on conceptual and…
Martin Disler, Ohne Titel (Untitled), 1986
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Martin Disler

Ohne Titel (Untitled), 1986
Although Martin Disler was never part of the Neue Wilde (New Fauves), his work has often been linked with this movement because of the closeness…

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