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Constant Nieuwenhuys-Plaisir et Tristesse de l'amour, 1976
photo: Tom Haartsen

Plaisir et tristesse de l'amour

1976
237.0cm x 187.0cm
linen, oil paint
Collection Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Casanova s'associe avec la morale, 1975
photo: Tom Haartsen

Casanova s'associe avec la morale

1975
165.0cm x 175.0cm
linen, oil paint
Collection Rijksdienst voor Cultureel Erfgoed
Constant Nieuwenhuys-De ontmoeting van Ubu en Justine, 1975
photo: Tom Haartsen

De ontmoeting van Ubu en Justine

1975
190.2cm x 200.2cm
linen, oil paint
Collection Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

In this work Constant brings together the fictional characters Justine and King Ubu, created respectively by Marquis de Sade (1791) and Alfred Jarry (1888). With this painting he references the silent majority as popularized by the U.S. president Richard Nixon in his speech of November 3, 1969. In the painting Justine embodies the silent majority meeting the idiot characterized by Ubu.

Constant Nieuwenhuys-Japans theehuis, 1975
photo: Tom Haartsen

Japans theehuis

1975
87.7cm x 88.5cm
linen, oil paint
Private collection
Constant Nieuwenhuys-La Liberté insultant le peuple, 1975
photo: Tom Haartsen

La Liberté insultant le peuple

1975
140.0cm x 150.0cm
linen, oil paint
La Liberté insultant le peuple
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Souvenir de Sousse, 1975
photo: Unknown

Souvenir de Sousse

1975
100.0cm x 105.0cm
linen, oil paint
Private collection
Constant Nieuwenhuys-De Balspelers, 1974
photo: Unknown

De Balspelers

1974
0.0cm x 0.0cm
linen, oil paint
Collection unknown
Constant Nieuwenhuys-La blouse hongroise, 1974
photo: Tom Haartsen

La blouse hongroise

1974
130.0cm x 140.0cm
linen, oil paint
Collection unknown
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Le couple, 1974
photo: Tom Haartsen

Le couple

1974
70.4cm x 90.2cm
linen, oil paint
Private collection
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Le Viol, 1974
photo: Tom Haartsen

Le Viol

1974
68.7cm x 88.5cm
linen, oil paint
Private collection

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