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Jean Dubuffet

Tête barbue (Bearded Head)

1959

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  • Artist Jean Dubuffet (French, 1901–1985)
  • Title Tête barbue (Bearded Head)
  • Date 1959
  • Medium Driftwood with barnacles
  • Dimensions unframed | 11 1/8 x 8 1/2 x 4 in.
    overall | 13 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.
  • Credit line Gift of Florence S. Weil, 1982
  • Object number WU 1982.16.2

From Picasso to Fontana: Collecting Modern and Postwar Art in the Eisendrath Years, 1960–1968
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 01/23/2015 - 04/19/2015

Mythologized, Idealized, Modernized: The Human Figure in Western Art
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 05/13/2011 - 07/18/2011

Chance Aesthetics
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 09/18/2009 - 01/04/2010

The Cultural Life of Things
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 12/21/2007 - 04/21/2008

Picasso to Pollock: H.W. Janson and the Legacy of Modern Art at Washington University in St. Louis
Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum (San Antonio, Texas), 08/17/2004 - 10/24/2004

Made in France: Art from 1945 to the Present
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 01/17/2003 - 04/20/2003

Object Lessons
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 09/05/2003 - 09/28/2003

H. W. Janson and the Legacy of Modern Art at Washington University in St. Louis
Salander-O’Reilly Galleries (New York, New York), 03/12/2002 - 04/06/2002
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 08/30/2002 - 12/08/2002

Affinity of Form: African and Modern European Art
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 08/27/1999 - 10/24/1999

Jean Dubuffet, 1943–1963: Paintings, Sculptures, Assemblages
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution (Washington, DC), 06/17/1993 - 09/12/1993

Jean Dubuffet: Forty Years of His Art
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 01/20/1985 - 03/03/1985
Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, 10/04/1984 - 12/02/1984

Jean Dubuffet
Saint Louis Art Museum, 02/26/1970 - 04/05/1970

The Work of Jean Dubuffet
Art Institute of Chicago, 05/11/1962 - 06/17/1962
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 07/10/1962 - 08/12/1962
Museum of Modern Art, New York, 02/21/1962 - 04/08/1962

J. Dubuffet
World House Galleries (New York, New York), 10/25/1960 - 11/26/1960

1982
Florence S. Weil

Inscription Verso, burned into wood: J. D. 59

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