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Henri Matisse: <EM>Draped nude (Femme nue drapée)</EM> 1936Oil paint on canvas45.7 × 37.5 cmTate: Purchased 1959© Succession H Matisse. Licensed by Viscopy, SydneyImage © Tate, London 2016
Henri Matisse: Draped nude (Femme nue drapée) 1936
Oil paint on canvas
45.7 × 37.5 cm
Tate: Purchased 1959
© Succession H Matisse. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Image © Tate, London 2016
Nude: art from the Tate collection
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA  •  Art Gallery of New South Wales  •  5 November 2016 - 5 February 2017

In a partnership between Tate, London and the Art Gallery of NSW in Sydney, Nude: art from the Tate collection presents over 100 major representations of the nude, including paintings, sculptures, photographs and prints by renowned artists such as Pablo Picasso, Lucian Freud, Henri Matisse, Louise Bourgeois, Marlene Dumas and Sarah Lucas.

At the heart of the show lies the world’s most famous image of erotic love, Auguste Rodin’s sculpture The kiss 1901-04. Other notable works include Pierre Bonnard’s The bath 1925, Picasso’s Nude woman in a red armchair 1932, Sylvia Sleigh’s Paul Rosano reclining 1974, Ron Mueck’s Wild man 2005 and Rineke Dijkstra’s Julie, Den Haag, Netherlands, February 29 1994.

Art Gallery of New South Wales Website

Contact: Art Gallery of New South Wales
Art Gallery Road
The Domain, Sydney
Tel: (61) 2 9225 17 44

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