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Building on the body of work Gloria Friedmann has developed over the past 30 years, the recent pieces brought together for the exhibition "Rien ne sera plus jamais comme après..." question the metamorphosis of Man's relationship to animals today.

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Since the 1980s, references to the animal world have been a specificity of Gloria Friedmann's work. The artist uses stuffed animals or bones, as well as domestic animals (caged canaries or rabbits) and farm animals (oxen, cows, horses) in her installations that resemble "living paintings". In the work entitled, Réserve naturelle (1994), a stuffed stag faces a pile of broken down …

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Since the 1980s, references to the animal world have been a specificity of Gloria Friedmann's work. The artist uses stuffed animals or bones, as well as domestic animals (caged canaries or rabbits) and farm animals (oxen, cows, horses) in her installations that resemble "living paintings". In the work entitled, Réserve naturelle (1994), a stuffed stag faces a pile of broken down refrigerators. This installation questions the successive metamorphoses of animal life from living species to scientific curiosity (via taxidermy) to ready-made (a cultural product). In her "still …

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