Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Marlene Dumas: Measuring Your Own Grave

"This exhibition of the work of the acclaimed painter Marlene Dumas, the first of its scale to be mounted in the United States, is organized by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, in association with The Museum of Modern Art. The exhibition includes approximately seventy paintings and thirty-five drawings, providing a comprehensive examination of the work of one of the most thought-provoking and fascinating artists working today.


"An exhibition not so much about figurative painting; an exhibition about pàinting and the figure."
"Sometimes my best paintings are like drawings and my best drawings are like paintings".
"I like the paintings that goes very fast, because the speed is quite important, and you will also see in the gestures that you will make your own decissions and is over and is done". (Marlem Dumas)

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