Wolfgang Paalen
Austrian, 1905-1959
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Wolfgang Paalen
Austrian, 1905-1959
796 followers
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Exilic Pleasures: Surrealism Refuged in America,
Leila Heller Gallery
25th Anniversary Exhibition,
Weinstein Gallery
2016
CHANCE MEETING ON A DISSECTING TABLE,
Weinstein Gallery

Surrealist painter and art theorist Wolfgang Paalen was a key figure in the genesis of modernism. …

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Surrealist painter and art theorist Wolfgang Paalen was a key figure in the genesis of modernism. His oil paintings merged dreamlike abstract spaces with forms reminiscent of humans and strange plants. Paalen was also an early experimenter with installation art alongside creative partners Marcel Duchamp and Salvador …

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