|Artist||Balthus Balthus, Thérèse, 1938 Öl auf Karton auf Holz, 100.3 x 81.3 cm The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vermächtnis Mr. und Mrs. Allan D. Emil, zu Ehren von William S. Lieberman, 1987 © Balthus, Foto: The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Art Res|
|EXHIBITION||2. September 2018 – 1. Januar 2019|
“Painting is a language of its own. It is the one I use, and it cannot be translated,” said Balthus, whose full name was Balthasar Klossowski de Rola (1908-2001), and who was one of the last Great Masters of twentieth-century art and among the most controversial modern artists.
With this focus, the exhibition brings together around fifty important pictures from every phase of Balthus' oeuvre, looking also at the strategies employed in the...