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Back to Artwork in Focus: Judit Reigl, Homme, 1968 and Expérience d’Apesanteur, 1964 at Olivier Malingue

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This week, we are presenting two artworks by Hungarian artist Judit Reigl. One of the artworks, 'Homme', 1968, is included in our current exhibition Nude, which reopened on 2 December.

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Judit Reigl is considered to be one of the most remarkable Hungarian artists of the last century. Her artistic concerns lead her to develop a unique pictorial style which lies at the crossroads between abstraction, automatism and action painting.

After an exordium among the Surrealists, Judit Reigl moved away from the dream-like connotations that had characterised her early work. The series …

Judit Reigl is considered to be one of the most remarkable Hungarian artists of the last century. Her artistic concerns lead her to develop a unique pictorial style which lies at the crossroads between abstraction, automatism and action painting.

After an exordium among the Surrealists, Judit Reigl moved away from the dream-like connotations that had characterised her early work. The series entitled ‘Ecriture en Masse’ (1958 – 1965) translates to English as 'Mass Writing', and marks the beginning of this period of change for the artist. The series was developed to emulate the …