FIGURES - REFLECTIONS AFTER LAS MENINAS

A TOURING EXHIBITION ORGANISED BY THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS / JOHN HANSARD GALLERY

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EARLY WORK 1952 - 68
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BLIND LEADING THE BLIND
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AFTER LAS MENINAS - 1
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AFTER LAS MENINAS - 2
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REVERIES
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OCCASIONAL

1983 - First figurative series since 1968


Both of the two following works have the image of an open door, which triggered Whishaw's memory
of the open door as in Velesquez's Las Meninas and Piccasso's interpretations of the painting.

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MATERDERO MUNICIPAL TRIPTYCH 152 x 416 cms 1983-84
MATERDERO MUNICIPAL TRIPTYCH 152 x 416 cms 1983-84
INTERIOR TRIPTYCH 152 x 248 cms 1983-84
INTERIOR TRIPTYCH 152 x 248 cms 1983-84
VELAZQUEZ PAINTING LAS MENINAS ? - work on paper 68.5 x 101 cms 1984-85 - PRIVATE COLLECTION

The work on paper on the left is from the perspective of actually standing inside the painting
'Las Meninas'.

As if behind Velasquez who is dressed anachronistically in Picasso's clothes, painting the king and queen.

 

 

VELAZQUEZ PAINTING LAS MENINAS ? - work on paper 68.5 x 101 cms 1984-85 - PRIVATE COLLECTION
REFLECTIONS II 173 x 457 cms 1984-86
REFLECTIONS II 173 x 457 cms 1984-86
REFLECTIONS I - GREY INTERIOR 173 x 447 cms 1984-86
REFLECTIONS I - GREY INTERIOR 173 x 447 cms 1984-86
REFLECTIONS, INTERIOR TRIPTYCH 152 x 249 cms 1985-7 - COLLECTION ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS
REFLECTIONS, INTERIOR TRIPTYCH 152 x 249 cms 1985-7 - COLLECTION ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS

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