Henri Laurens

French, 1885–1954

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Henri Laurens began his career creating wood and polychrome plaster sculptures, drawing on the tenets of Cubism and adopting such typically Cubist subjects as dissected human figures, guitars, and still lifes. For instance, Clown (1915), which drew …

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High auction record
£2m, Sotheby's, 2020

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Career Highlights
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Solo show at a major institution
Centre Pompidou
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 7 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
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Reviewed by a major art publication
The Guardian
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 2 more
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