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Constant Nieuwenhuys-Terrain Vague I, 1972
photo: Tom Haartsen

Terrain vague I

1972
120.0cm x 130.0cm
linen, oil paint
Collection ProWinko

Number one in a series of three

Constant Nieuwenhuys-De stoel, 1971
photo: Tom Haartsen

De stoel

1971
166.0cm x 176.0cm
linen, oil paint
Collection Fondation Constant longterm loan to Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Espace Érothique, 1971
photo: Tom Haartsen

Erotic Space

1971
165.0cm x 175.0cm
linen, oil paint
Collection Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Ladderlabyrinth, 1971
photo: Tom Haartsen

Ladderlabyrint

1971
165.0cm x 175.0cm
linen, oil paint
Private collection
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Der blaue Draufgänger, 1969
photo: Tom Haartsen

Der blaue Draufgänger

1969
190.1cm x 200.0cm
linen, oil paint, spray paint
Collection Rijksdienst voor Cultureel Erfgoed longterm loan to Centraal Museum Utrecht
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Ode à l'Odéon, 1969
photo: Gemeentemuseum The Hague

Ode à l'Odéon

1969
190.0cm x 200.0cm
aluminum paint, linen, oil paint, spray paint
Collection Fondation Constant longterm loan to Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

In Constant's own words: 'Ode à l’Odéon was my first painting after New Babylon. In 1968 there was the student uprising in Paris, where the Odéon theater was occupied. I was in Paris then, by chance on the Rue de l’Odéon. I saw it all from close by.'
Ref: 'Constant' by Linda Boersma, BOMB 91/Spring 2005/ART

Constant Nieuwenhuys-Fiesta Gitana, 1964
photo: Tom Haartsen

Fiesta gitana

1964
160.0cm x 185.0cm
linen, oil paint
Collection Centraal Museum Utrecht
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Homo Ludens, 1964
photo: Tom Haartsen

Homo ludens

1964
158.8cm x 183.9cm
linen, oil paint
Collection Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

After reading Johan Huizinga's book Homo Ludens (Man at Play) of Johan Huizinga Constant develops his ideas for New Babylon the futuristic city for the creative man at play.

Constant Nieuwenhuys-Le Labyriste, 1963
photo: Tom Haartsen

De Labyrist

1963
185.0cm x 162.0cm
linen, oil paint
Collection ProWinko
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Groeten uit New Babylon, 1963
photo: Tom Haartsen

Groeten uit New Babylon

1963
160.2cm x 185.1cm
linen, oil paint
Collection Rijksdienst voor Cultureel Erfgoed on loan to Cobra museum of modern art

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