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Constant Nieuwenhuys-De bekering van Venus, 1979
photo: Tom Haartsen

De bekering van Venus

1977
150.0cm x 190.0cm
linen, oil paint
Collection K. van Stuijvenberg on loan to Cobra museum of modern art




Constant Nieuwenhuys-De schilder in zijn atelier, 1977
photo: Tom Haartsen

De schilder in zijn atelier

1977
190.7cm x 200.5cm
linen, oil paint
Collection ABN AMRO
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Overreden hond, 1970
photo: Tom Haartsen

Overreden hond

1977
100.5cm x 105.4cm
linen, oil paint
Collection Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Constant Nieuwenhuys-Cyrano déclare son amour, 1976
photo: Tom Haartsen

Cyrano déclare son amour

1976
140.0cm x 150.0cm
linen, oil paint
Collection Fondation Constant longterm loan to Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
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-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-Ubu and Justine, 1975
photo: Tom Haartsen

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-Souvenir de Sousse, 1975
photo: Unknown

Souvenir de Sousse

1975
100.0cm x 105.0cm
linen, oil paint
Private collection

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