Much more than just the fur cup: this lavishly illustrated monograph presents the multifaceted work and colorful life of the great artist and surrealist muse, meret oppenheim (1913-1985. Meret oppenheim (1913-1985) was an artist like no other she found early fame with the surrealists, but she would transcend that group to become one of the most important swiss cultural figures of the 20th century. Meret elisabeth oppenheim (6 october 1913 - 15 november 1985) was a german-born swiss surrealist artist and photographeroppenheim was a member of the surrealist movement along with andré breton, luis buñuel, max ernst, and other writers and visual artists.
Meret oppenheim (1913-1985) is one of the twentieth century's most important and unconventional artists with breakfast in fur (1936), a teacup covered in fur, the young woman became a legend and key protagonist of french surrealism. Learn about meret oppenheim: her birthday, what she did before fame, her family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more. This page was last edited on 5 september 2018, at 21:41 all structured data from the main, property and lexeme namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license text in the other namespaces is available under the creative commons attribution-sharealike license additional terms may apply.
Meret oppenheim sugar ring 'i love natural materialsbut everything man makes is nature, even plastic, even the atomic bomb,' meret oppenheim observed in an interview with valie export in 1975. A luncheon with fur the story behind the creation of object, an ordinary cup, spoon, and saucer wrapped evocatively in gazelle fur, has been told so many times its importance in modernist history transcends the fact it might be apocryphal (of dubious authenticity. Meret oppenheim, actress: the sadist meret oppenheim is an actress, known for the sadist (2015), acid rain (1998) and monocerus (2008.
View academics in meret oppenheim on academiaedu enter the email address you signed up with and we'll email you a reset link. Unterirdische schleife, by meret oppenheim the work of surrealist meret oppenheim was often rooted in obscure and abstract talisman—icons tha. Amherst college 220 south pleasant street amherst, ma 01002 contact us (413) 542-2000 contact us map & directions social links twitter facebook flickr instagram linkedin youtube.
Though the fame of the sculptor and painter meret oppenheim stems mainly from a single work of art, that one was a doozy known as object, the enduringly disconcerting fur-covered teacup, saucer and spoon that oppenheim created in 1936 remains the one of the most notorious works to spawn from the surrealist art movement. Oppenheim's fur-lined teacup is perhaps the single most notorious surrealist object its subtle perversity was inspired by a conversation between oppenheim, pablo picasso, and the photographer dora maar at a paris café: admiring oppenheim's fur-trimmed bracelets, picasso remarked that one could cover just about anything with fur. Art of the 20th century art styles in 20th century art map meret oppenheim meret oppenheim (b berlin, 6 oct 1913 d berne, 15 nov 1985)swiss painter and sculptor of german birth. Meret oppenheim: tender friendships on view april 26-september 14, 2014 surrealist artist meret oppenheim (1913-1985) is best known for the fur-lined teacup and saucer she made in 1936, but it represents just one facet of her provocative work.