Meret Oppenheim - Editions & Works on Paper New York Tuesday, April 18, 2023 | Phillips
  • “I never collaborated with the Surrealists. I always did what I wanted and was discovered by them by chance, you might say.”
    —Meret Oppenheim, 1981

    • Provenance

      Gift of the artist
      Dr. Renate Stendhal, San Rafael, California

    • Literature

      Bice Curiger Y263a

    • Catalogue Essay

      Author Renate Stendhal was the studio assistant for Meret Oppenheim from 1973 to 1980 — the time when feminists and the art world (re)discovered the artist of Object the “fur-lined teacup.” Renate helped Meret brainstorm and formulate her position on women’s art, write her famous Basel speech, discuss bi-sexuality, and write German and French letters on the topic of feminism to male critics and writers. Stendhal’s account of her Paris years was published as Kiss Me Again, Paris: A Memoir, IFSF Publishing, 2016.


Morgengymnastik (Morning Gymnastics) (C. Y263a)

Ink drawing, on wove paper.
11 5/8 x 8 1/4 in. (29.5 x 21 cm)
Signed with initials, titled, dated 'IV.75' and dedicated 'für Renate Stendhal' in pencil, framed.

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$3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for $3,048

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 18 - 20 April 2023