Méret Oppenheim, ‘Méret Oppenheim Early 'Traccia' Coffee Table’, 1970s, Design/Decorative Art, Bronze, gold leaf and wood,, MORENTZ
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Méret Oppenheim

Méret Oppenheim Early 'Traccia' Coffee Table, 1970s

Bronze, gold leaf and wood,
24 3/5 × 26 3/5 × 20 9/10 in
62.5 × 67.5 × 53 cm
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Location
Waalwijk
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MORENTZ
Waalwijk

Méret Oppenheim, 'Traccia' coffee table, bronze, gold leaf and wood, Italy, 1970s
Side table …

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Condition
Good
Manufacturer
Simon Gavina Editions
Méret Oppenheim
German-Swiss, 1913–1985
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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 seemingly direct and spontaneous access to experiences of the dream world through her youth, charm, and openness. In her best-known works, Oppenheim painted household objects in suggestively erotic arrangements or created haunting assemblages of indeterminate origins, often transforming objects closely associated with feminine domesticity into erotic symbols. Object (1936), a fur-covered cup, saucer, and spoon, became her most iconic work. Through exhibitions and activities amongst the Surrealist circle, Oppenheim was closely associated with Jean Arp, André Breton, and Max Ernst.

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Méret Oppenheim, 'Traccia' coffee table, bronze, gold leaf and wood, Italy, 1970s
Side table by sureallistic artist Mere Oppenheim. Playfull and surreal table in the shape of a golden birds egg. The legs of the table are cast bronze birds legs. The oval shaped top in gold-leaf shows the footmarks of the bird. …

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Condition
Good
Manufacturer
Simon Gavina Editions
Méret Oppenheim
German-Swiss, 1913–1985
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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 seemingly direct and spontaneous access to experiences of the dream world through her youth, charm, and openness. In her best-known works, Oppenheim painted household objects in suggestively erotic arrangements or created haunting assemblages of indeterminate origins, often transforming objects closely associated with feminine domesticity into erotic symbols. Object (1936), a fur-covered cup, saucer, and spoon, became her most iconic work. Through exhibitions and activities amongst the Surrealist circle, Oppenheim was closely associated with Jean Arp, André Breton, and Max Ernst.

Méret Oppenheim

Méret Oppenheim Early 'Traccia' Coffee Table, 1970s

Bronze, gold leaf and wood,
24 3/5 × 26 3/5 × 20 9/10 in
62.5 × 67.5 × 53 cm
Contact For Price
Location
Waalwijk
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