Meret Oppenheim
German-Swiss, 1913-1985
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Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Meret Oppenheim & Daniel Spoerri,
Galerie Krinzinger
2017
The Klewan Collection. Portrait(s) of Modernism,
Belvedere Museum
2014
Meret Oppenheim: Tender Friendships,
National Museum of Women in the Arts

A central figure in Surrealism, Meret Oppenheim painted dream narratives and impossible juxtapositions of everyday objects to explore female sexuality, identity, and exploitation. She famously posed for Man Ray’s Erotique voilée (1933), instantly becoming an object of romantic idealization to the Surrealists for her …

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