Jean Tinguely
Swiss, 1925-1991
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Jean Tinguely
Swiss, 1925-1991
1,626 followers
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Exposition collective,
Galerie Denise René
2016
Jean Tinguely: Super Meta Maxi,
Museum Kunstpalast
Facing the Future: Art in Europe 1945-68,
Centre for Fine Arts (BOZAR)

A pioneer of kinetic sculpture, Jean Tinguely worked in the Dada tradition, satirizing industrial …

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A pioneer of kinetic sculpture, Jean Tinguely worked in the Dada tradition, satirizing industrial society’s overproduction of material with his complex assemblages of metal and machinery. Of his most renowned kinetic sculpture, Homage to New York (1960), Tinguely said, “it’s a sculpture, it’s a picture, it’s an …

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