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5 December 2019
Kiki Smith | Untitled (Woman with Bird), 2003 | ink on paper, 50.8 x 76.2 cm

Kiki Smith

Untitled (Woman with Bird), 2003
ink on paper
50.8 x 76.2 cm

A Passion for Drawing | The Guerlain Collection from the Centre Pompidou Paris
11 October 2019 – 26 January 2020
Albertina Museum, Vienna

With work from: Mark Dion, Marcel Dzama, Marcel van Eeden, Catharina van Eetvelde, Jana Gunstheimer, Erik van Lieshout, Robert Longo, David Nash, Cornelia Parker, Joyce Pensato, Chloe Piene, Pavel Pepperstein, Javier Pérez, Anne-Marie Schneider, Kiki Smith, Nedko Solakov, Renie Spoelstra, Aya Takano, Sandra Vásquez de la Horra, Jorinde Voigt

Sandra Vasquez de la Horra

La Fresca, 2006
graphite and colored pencil on paper in beeswax
50 x 35 cm

[from the pressrelease]
“Ever since the 1990s, Florence and Daniel Guerlain’s interest has been focused on contemporary drawing, and the two have by now accumulated an extensive collection of works by internationally known artists. They are also the initiators and sponsors of the Prix de dessin, which is conferred annually by a jury.
2013 saw this couple donate part of their collection—totaling 1,200 drawings—to the Centre Pompidou in Paris. And now, as the first Central European museum to do so, the Albertina Museum is providing a glimpse into the Guerlains’ activities as collectors by showing a selection of highlights from these holdings.”

Joyce Pensato

Flying Home, 2010
charcoal on paper
50.8 x 40.6

Mark Dion

The Shipwreck, 2001
graphite, watercolor and ink on paper
40.5 x 47.8 cm

Erik van Lieshout

Tim Dog, 1992
charcoal, oilpaint, aquarel on papercollage
70 x 100 cm

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