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(1924 - 1976), Belgium

Marcel Broodthaers Biography

Marcel Broodthaers’ work has been shown at Documenta 10, 7 and 5, Kassel (1997, 1982, and 1972) and at the Venice Biennial (1980, 1978, and 1976). Recent solo exhibitions of Marcel Broodthaers’ work have been shown at the Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna, Italy (2012) the Kunstmuseum Winterthur (2012), and the Stedelijk Museum, Gent (2006).

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Important past retrospectives of Marcel Broodthaers’ work have been held at the Walker Art Center (1989), Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (1989); Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (1989); Jeu de Paume, Paris (1991); the Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels (2000) and the Tate Gallery, London (1980). An important solo exhibition of the film work, “Marcel Broodthaers: Cinéma,” was shown at Fundacio Antoni Tapies, Barcelona; Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, and Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf (1997).

Marcel Broodthaers’ work has been shown at Documenta 10, 7 and 5, Kassel (1997, 1982, and 1972) and at the Venice Biennial (1980, 1978, and 1976). Recent solo exhibitions of Marcel Broodthaers’ work have been shown at the Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna, Italy (2012) the Kunstmuseum Winterthur (2012), and the Stedelijk Museum, Gent (2006).

Important past retrospectives of Marcel Broodthaers’ work have been held at the Walker Art Center (1989), Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (1989); Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (1989); Jeu de Paume, Paris (1991); the Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels (2000) and the Tate Gallery, London (1980). An important solo exhibition of the film work, “Marcel Broodthaers: Cinéma,” was shown at Fundacio Antoni Tapies, Barcelona; Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, and Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf (1997).

Exhibition view: Group Exhibition, Brocante: La Maison de Chineur Fondée à Cologne en 1940., Galerie Julian Sander (8 February–2 May 2020). Courtesy Galerie Julian Sander.

Marcel Broodthaers Featured Artworks

Tirage illimité, le drapeau noir by Marcel Broodthaers contemporary artwork
Marcel BroodthaersTirage illimité, le drapeau noir, 1968Vacuum-formed plate
83.8 x 120 cm
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Marcel von Maele, le Poète by Marcel Broodthaers contemporary artwork
Marcel BroodthaersMarcel von Maele, le Poète, 1967Collage
15.8 x 23.3 cm
Galerie Julian Sander Enquire about this work
Boit a. by Marcel Broodthaers contemporary artwork
Marcel BroodthaersBoit a., 1972Letterpress print, paint on canvas
24 x 43.5 cm
Gallery Fifty One Enquire about this work
Nous n'irons plus au bois... by Marcel Broodthaers contemporary artwork
Marcel BroodthaersNous n'irons plus au bois..., 1972Diptych; vacuum-formed plastic plaque, estate
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Le Manuscrit by Marcel Broodthaers contemporary artwork
Marcel BroodthaersLe Manuscrit, 1971Vacuum-formed plastic plaque, estate
83.82 x 119.38 cm
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Roule Moule by Marcel Broodthaers contemporary artwork
Marcel BroodthaersRoule Moule, 1967Mussels and paper on wood
70 x 33.5 x 2.2 cm
Simon Lee Gallery Enquire about this work
Dix-neuf petits tableaux en pile by Marcel Broodthaers contemporary artwork
Marcel BroodthaersDix-neuf petits tableaux en pile, 1973A pyramid of 19 canvases on stretchers with painted edges, inscribed with date: '29 September 1973'
35.2 x 46 x 38.7 cm
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Marcel Broodthaers Current & Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Brocante: La Maison de Chineur Fondée à Cologne en 1940. at Galerie Julian Sander, Cologne
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8 February–2 May 2020 Group Exhibition Brocante: La Maison de Chineur Fondée à Cologne en 1940. Galerie Julian Sander, Cologne
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, The Sylvio Perlstein Collection A Luta Continua at Hauser & Wirth, Hong Kong
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23 May–27 July 2019 Group Exhibition The Sylvio Perlstein Collection A Luta Continua Hauser & Wirth, Hong Kong
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Towards Infinity: 1965-1980 at Simon Lee Gallery, London
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4 July–7 September 2018 Group Exhibition Towards Infinity: 1965-1980 Simon Lee Gallery, London

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Marcel Broodthaers In Ocula Magazine

Yokohama Triennale 2014 'Art Fahrenheit 451: Sailing Into The Sea Of Oblivion' Ocula Report Yokohama Triennale 2014 'Art Fahrenheit 451: Sailing Into The Sea Of Oblivion' By Becca Voelcker, Yokohama

At the height of McCarthyism, American writer Ray Bradbury published his dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451 which describes life in a near future where all books are burned on the orders of the state. Extrapolating from the situation of censorship that he felt pervaded 1950s America, Bradbury imagined a fleet of ‘firemen’ who ignite...

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Marcel Broodthaers In Related Press

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Frieze Art Fair, London Related Press Frieze Art Fair, London 6 October 2017, Art Agenda

Leave or Remain, Trump or Clinton, terror, peace, boredom, or indifference: no matter where the world is at culturally, politically, socially, or existentially, there will always be another Frieze fair in early October. If last year's edition occurred within the shadow of a particularly pronounced period of political uncertainty, by now the cards...

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The best American art of 2016 Related Press The best American art of 2016 19 December 2016, The Guardian

Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Norton Museum of Art No more play. If 2016 endures in American history as a year of epochal disaster, then it will be fair to ask, in the grim years to come: how on earth could artists have joked around so much while the darkness gathered? But in a year whose most debated exhibition came from a quartet of dim New York...

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Artist Dossier: Marcel Broodthaers Related Press Artist Dossier: Marcel Broodthaers 21 April 2016, Blouin Artinfo

Although London-based dealer Richard Saltoun has sold both eggshell sculptures and prints by the Belgian Conceptual artist Marcel Broodthaers , he remains largely unconcerned with the market. “Why the hell does the Broodthaers market matter?” he asks. “It’s not going to change his perception in history. It’s not going...

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Art Brussels announces details of Discovery, Rediscovery and Solo sections Related Press Art Brussels announces details of Discovery, Rediscovery and Solo sections 9 April 2016, Art Fix Daily

From April 21 to 24, the 34th edition of Art Brussels will take place in a new location, Tour & Taxis, a spectacular example of industrial architecture built in 1904, formerly a customs house. This year, the fair has been reduced in size, bringing together 141 galleries from 28 countries, represented in three main sections: PRIME, DISCOVERY and...

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Marcel Broodthaers In Video & Audio

A Luta Continua. The Sylvio Perlstein Collection Related Video & Audio A Luta Continua. The Sylvio Perlstein Collection 8 May 2018, Hauser & Wirth

Unfolding across all three floors of Hauser & Wirth New York, 22 nd Street, A Luta Continua is the first United States presentation of the Sylvio Perlstein Collection. Curated by David Rosenberg, the exhibition presents more than 360 works by some 250 artists. Among these are Josef Albers, Carl Andre, Diane Arbus, Hans Bellmer, André...

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