January 5th, 2011

Чашечка из меха китайской газели

Meret Oppenheim. Object. Paris, 1936
Meret Oppenheim. Object. 1936

Paris, 1936. Fur-covered cup, saucer, and spoon, cup 4 3/8" (10.9 cm) in diameter; saucer 9 3/8" (23.7 cm) in diameter; spoon 8" (20.2 cm) long, overall height 2 7/8" (7.3 cm). Purchase. © 2010 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / Pro Litteris, Zurich


Perhaps the single most notorious Surrealist object, Oppenheim created this sensuous, visually confounding work by covering an ordinary tea cup with the fur of a Chinese gazelle.

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