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Marlene Dumas

Empty Handed, 1991

Oil on canvas
23 3/5 × 19 7/10 in
60 × 50 cm
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Property of an Important American Collector

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Property of an Important American Collector

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‘During those years, I made quite a few pictures of children, often young girls as my daughter was a child then, and it is a pleasure to notice how children discover or use their bodies. Adults often read all kinds of meanings into their gestures, but …

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Signed with the artist's initials and dated 'MD 91' on the reverse
Marlene Dumas
South African, b. 1953
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Widely known for the gestural quality and austerity of her oil and watercolor paintings, Marlene …

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Widely known for the gestural quality and austerity of her oil and watercolor paintings, Marlene Dumas’s work confronts difficult themes from pornography to segregation. Her figurative paintings often depict nude bodies engaged in amorous acts, some of them erotic, some disconcerting. By playing with perspective and …

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About the work
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P
Phillips

Property of an Important American Collector

From the Catalogue:
‘During those years, I made quite a …

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Property of an Important American Collector

From the Catalogue:
‘During those years, I made quite a few pictures of children, often young girls as my daughter was a child then, and it is a pleasure to notice how children discover or use their bodies. Adults often read all kinds of meanings into their gestures, but …

Read more
Signature
Signed with the artist's initials and dated 'MD 91' on the reverse
Marlene Dumas
South African, b. 1953
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Widely known for the gestural quality and austerity of her oil and watercolor paintings, Marlene …

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Widely known for the gestural quality and austerity of her oil and watercolor paintings, Marlene Dumas’s work confronts difficult themes from pornography to segregation. Her figurative paintings often depict nude bodies engaged in amorous acts, some of them erotic, some disconcerting. By playing with perspective and …

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Marlene Dumas

Empty Handed, 1991

Oil on canvas
23 3/5 × 19 7/10 in
60 × 50 cm
Bidding closed
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