Dumas cultivated a unique position within the world of figurative painting beginning with expressive drawings of human figures -powerful figurative works that explore themes of gender, identity, sexual and ethnic violence, and oppression. In the paintings there is always clear interplay between image and spectator: her models give the impression of observing, rather than being observed. Suspect, the title of this exhibition and catalog, is just as wonderfully ambiguous; the show undermines preconceived notions about ...

Marlene Dumas: Suspect 2003, Skira Editore, Milan, Italy

ISBN-13: 9788884915115

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