Arnulf RainerA Nose Adjustment (Face Farce) 1971

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Artist
Arnulf Rainer (born 1929)
Title
A Nose Adjustment (Face Farce)
Eine Nasenkorrektur (Face Farce)
Date 1971
MediumOil pastel on photograph on paper
Dimensionssupport: 608 x 507 mm frame: 823 x 731 x 22 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1982
Reference
T03391
Not on display

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Arnulf Rainer born 1929

T03391 A Nose Adjustment (Face Farce) 1971

Oil pastel on black and white photograph 608 x 507 (24 x 20)
Inscribed ‘A.R. 71 eine nasen korrektur' b.1.
Purchased from Galerie Heike Curtze, Düsseldorf (Grant-in-Aid) 1982
Prov:Purchased from the artist by Galerie Heike Curtze, Düsseldorf 1982
Exh: Arnulf Rainer, Nationalgalerie Berlin, Nov.1980-Feb.1981, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Feb.-April 1981, Städtisches Kunstmuseum, Bonn, May-June 1981, Museum moderner Kunst, Vienna, Sept.-Nov.1981 (277, repr.); Arnulf Rainer, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, April-May 1980, Whitechapel Art Gallery, June-July 1980 (57, repr.)
Lit: Arnulf Rainer, ‘Face Farces: Grimaces, Facial Forms, Over-Drawings, Painted Photographs', in A. Rainer Face Farces, exh. cat… (read more)

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