Marlene Dumas. Miss Interpreted

Surveys expressive figurative works produced from the early 1980s to 1992 by South African-born Dutch artist Dumas (b. 1953), presenting some 65 provocative paintings that include distorted serial portraits, somber depictions of children, and studies of male and female nudes. An examination of Dumas’s enigmatic themes and a discussion of the assumptions underlying art criticism are complemented by numerous short texts by the painter illuminating her personal concerns and artistic perspective.

cm 22×26; pp. 116; 55 COl e 33 BW ills.; hardcover. Publisher: Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 1992.

ISBN: 9789070149338| 9070149338
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Surveys expressive figurative works produced from the early 1980s to 1992 by South African-born Dutch artist Dumas (b. 1953), presenting some 65 provocative paintings that include distorted serial portraits, somber depictions of children, and studies of male and female nudes. An examination of Dumas’s enigmatic themes and a discussion of the assumptions underlying art criticism are complemented by numerous short texts by the painter illuminating her personal concerns and artistic perspective.

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