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Constant Nieuwenhuys-Ode à l'Odéon, 1969

Photographer

Gemeentemuseum The Hague
1969
190,7cm
x 200,2cm
aluminum paint
linen
oil paint
spray paint
Collection Fondation Constant longterm loan to Collection Kunstmuseum Den Haag, NL

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

    English title

    Tribute to the Odéon

    Alternate titles

    Ode til Odéon
    1976

    Signed/dated

    Signed and dated Constant '69, bottom right in black paint on grey fond

    Provenance

    Constant
    1974 langdurig bruikleen aan Haags Gemeentemuseum door Constant
    Tags
    Cityscape
    Futuristic
    Rebellion

    Frame dimensions

    191,5 x 202,1 x 4 cm