Marlene Dumas – Praying

Title Praying
Year 1984
Size 75,5 x 55,5 cm
Technique lithography and color silkscreen, excellent condition
Signature right below and number 2/45 and year ’84
Frame yes
Price € 2.400,– Kia 816


Website van Marlene Dumas (klik)

Tentoonstelling Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (site)

Wikipedia NL  (site)  Wikipedia EN (site)

Artikel in Opzij (site)


Dumas’s first all-painting show was held in 1985, at the Galerie Paul Andriesse in Amsterdam, and it brought together nine portraits. In 1995 she represented the Netherlands in the 46th Venice Biennale (together with Marijke van Warmerdam and Maria Roosen).Dumas’s first solo museum exhibition, “Marlene Dumas: Name No Names,” opened at the New Museum in 2002.  A major American museum exhibition and midcareer retrospective entitled “Measuring Your Own Grave”, opened in June 2008 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and moved to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and the Menil Collection in Houston. Also in 2008, the South African National Gallery, Cape Town, and the Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg, presented two consecutive shows of the artist’s work, marking the first time Dumas had solo exhibitions in her homeland. The Haus der Kunst, Munich, showed “Marlene Dumas: Tronies” in 2011. The Stedelijk Museum, the Tate Modern, and the Beyeler Foundation are organizing a major retrospective of her work, from the 1970s to the present (including new work), set to debut in Amsterdam in September 2014 and due at the Tate 5 February – 10 May 2015.


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