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Hans Bellmer

German sculptor, photographer, and draftsman

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
German artist, active in France, known primarily for his series of photographs of a sculptural work that he called “La Poupee” or “The Doll,” which occupied him for many years. This was a female dummy made up of modular limbs and anatomical parts that could be assembled and reassembled in various ways. He was involved with the Dada and Surrealist movements.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500018770.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Hans Bellmer:

Hans Bellmer Seeking Fingers, 1967 Drypoint on European paper
Hans Bellmer Negresse, 1967 Drypoint on European paper
Hans Bellmer Octopus, 1967 Drypoint on European paper
Hans Bellmer Ways of Daring, 1967 Drypoint on European paper
Hans Bellmer Untitled, 1967 Drypoint on European paper
Hans Bellmer Untitled, 1967 Drypoint on European paper
Hans Bellmer The Web, 1967 Drypoint on European paper
Hans Bellmer Seeking Fingers, 1967 Drypoint on Japanese paper
Hans Bellmer Negresse, 1967 Drypoint on Japanese paper
Hans Bellmer Octopus, 1967 Drypoint on Japanese paper
Hans Bellmer Ways of Daring, 1967 Drypoint on Japanese paper
Hans Bellmer Untitled, 1967 Drypoint on Japanese paper
Hans Bellmer Untitled, 1967 Drypoint on Japanese paper
Hans Bellmer The Web, 1967 Drypoint
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