4 September - 31 October 2004

foto: Potrait with tatoo (Meret Oppenheim), 1980. Collection Dominique Bürgi, Schweitz

"For women, the implications are that they have to live their own female life as well as the female life that men project on them. Thus, they are woman times two. That's too much." (Meret Oppenheim, 1975)

German-Swiss artist Meret Oppenheim (1913-1985), friend of André Breton, Man Ray, Max Ernst,... shared like many other surrealists the fashion industry's fascination for the female body as a projection surface. next>>>