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MARCEL BROODTHAERS

MARCEL BROODTHAERS: A RETROSPECTIVE

14.02 - 15.05.2016
Museum of Modern Art, New York City

By Wendy Vogel

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Marcel Broodthaers, Pense-Bête, 1964. Books, paper, plaster, and plastic balls on wood base. Collection Flemish Community, long-term loan S.M.A.K.

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Marcel Broodthaers, Moi aussi, je me suis demandé si je ne pouvais pas vendre quelque chose et réussir dans la vie . . ., 1964. Letterpress on magazine page, unfolded sheet. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Committee on Prints and Illustrated Books Fund, 2013.

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Marcel Broodthaers, Armoire blanche et table blanche, 1965. Painted furniture with eggshells. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Fractional and promised gift of Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder, 1992.

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Marcel Broodthaers, Moules sauce blanche,1967. Painted pot, mussel shells, paint, and tinted resin. Private collection, New York.

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Marcel Broodthaers, Un Coup de dés jamais n’abolira le hasard, 1969. Artist’s book, offset lithograph on transparent paper. Publisher: Wide White Space Gallery, Antwerp, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne. Printer: Vereman, Antwerp. Edition: 90. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Acquired through the generosity of Howard B. Johnson in honor of Riva Castleman, 1994.

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Marcel Broodthaers, Museum-Museum, 1972. Two screenprints. Publisher: Edition Staeck, Heidelberg, Germany. Printer: Gerhard Steidl, Göttingen, Germany. Edition: 100. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The Associates Fund, 1991.

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Installation view of Marcel Broodthaers: A Retrospective. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, February 14–May 15, 2016.

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Installation view of Marcel Broodthaers: A Retrospective. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, February 14–May 15, 2016.

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Installation view of Marcel Broodthaers: A Retrospective. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, February 14–May 15, 2016.

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Installation view of Marcel Broodthaers: A Retrospective. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, February 14–May 15, 2016.

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Installation view of Marcel Broodthaers: A Retrospective. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, February 14–May 15, 2016.

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Installation view of Marcel Broodthaers: A Retrospective. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, February 14–May 15, 2016.

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Installation view of Marcel Broodthaers: A Retrospective. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, February 14–May 15, 2016.

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Installation view of Marcel Broodthaers: A Retrospective. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, February 14–May 15, 2016.


Images 1 - 7 © Estate of Marcel Broodthaers / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SABAM, Brussels
Images 8 - 14 © 2016 The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: Martin Seck