artist
Marcel Broodthaers
birth
Brussels, Belgium, 28-1-1924
death
Cologne, Germany, 28-1-1976
see too
Broodthaers, Marcel Louis Jean
last update
27-03-2024
Marcel Broodthaers (Brussels, 1924 – Cologne, 1976) was one of the major artists of the twentieth century. After abandoning his chemistry studies, he published his first book of poems in 1945. In the forties and fifties he continued to write poetry and worked as a journalist, and in 1957 he made his first film. In 1964 he began using other visual media such as photography, collage and objects, and he went on to produce an extensive body of graphic, film and text work that never strayed far from poetry. He was heir to the surrealism of Duchamp and Magritte, and he took his profound reflections on art and the museum as an institution to their logical conclusions. Broodthaers constructed paradoxical objects and used all kinds of materials (many taken from nature) in his work, which is rooted in language. He used irony, hieroglyphs, and fragments of texts by nineteenth century authors (Baudelaire, Mallarmé, Dumas and La Fontaine) to sharpen and broaden the anti-bourgeois and anti-social critique of his works. Broodthaers, who produced more than a hundred cinematic works, was the creator of a new genre that merged film, still images, language and objects. His works can be found in major collections such as the New York MoMA, the Tate Modern in London, the Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, the Centre Pompidou in Paris and MACBA.
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Räume: Carl Andre, Marcel Broodthaers, Daniel Buren, Hans Hollein, Bruce Nauman, Gerhard Richter, Ulrich Rückriem (Beleg III); Städtisches Museum Mönchengladbach, 29 August bis 3 Oktober 1976
1976
Marcel Broodthaers
Un Jardin d'Hiver
1974
Marcel Broodthaers
Un Jardin d'Hiver
1974
Marcel Broodthaers
Les Animaux de la ferme
1974
Marcel Broodthaers
La souris écrit rat (A compte d'auteur) (2)
1974
Marcel Broodthaers
Eine Reise auf der Nordsee
1973
Marcel Broodthaers
L'Art et les mots
1973
Marcel Broodthaers
A Voyage on the North Sea
1973 - 1974
Marcel Broodthaers
Magie. Art et politique
1973
Marcel Broodthaers
Je hais le mouvement qui déplace les lignes de Charles Baudelaire
1973
Marcel Broodthaers
Comment va la mémoire et La Fontaine?
1973
Marcel Broodthaers
Das Recht
1972
Marcel Broodthaers
Chère petite soeur
1972
Marcel Broodthaers
Fig. 1, 21 octubre – 7 novembre, 1971 (Städtisches Museum Mönchengladbach)
1971
Johannes Cladders
Une Seconde d'Eternité (D'après une idée de Charles Baudelaire)
1970
Marcel Broodthaers
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[1597_001_rgb / Imatge] La soupe de Daguerre
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[1587_001_rgb / Imatge] En lisant la Loreleï. Wie ich die Lorelei gelesen habe
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[1589_001_rgb / Imatge] Garniture symbolique
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[1594_001_rgb / Imatge] La Conquête de l'espace. Atlas à l'usage des artistes et des militaires
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[1600_001_rgb / Imatge] Le Manuscrit trouvé dans une Bouteille
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[1584_001_rgb / Imatge] Comédie
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[2028_001_rgb / Imatge] Roman. C'était comme une semaine de bonté
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[2023_002_rgb / Imatge] Pauvre Belgique de Charles Baudelaire
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[1596_001_rgb / Imatge] La Séance. Racisme végétal. Film de Marcel Broodthaers
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[1598_002_rgb / Imatge] La souris écrit rat (A compte d'auteur) (1)
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[1590_003_rgb / Imatge] Gedicht - Poem - Poème / Change - Exchange - Wechsel
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[2032_002_rgb / Imatge] Un Voyage en Mer du Nord
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[4402_002_rgb / Imatge] A Voyage on the North Sea
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[1592_001_rgb / Imatge] Jeter du Poisson sur le Marché de Cologne
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[1588_001_hist / Imatge] Fig. 0, 1, 2, 12: Städtisches Museum Mönchengladbach,  21.10.1971 - 7.11.1971
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[1607_003_rgb / Imatge] MTL (13/3/70-10/4/70)
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[1571_001_hist / Imatge] M.B., 24 Images / Secondes
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[1572_002_hist / Imatge] Musée d'Art Moderne à Vendre - pour cause faillite
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[1595_001_rgb / Imatge] La Pluie  (Projet pour un texte)
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[2034_001_rgb / Imatge] Vingt ans après
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[2030_002_rgb / Imatge] Un Coup de dés jamais n'abolira le hasard
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[2029_004_pub / Imatge] Un Coup de dés jamais n'abolira le hasard
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[1570_001_hist / Imatge] La Signature. Série 1. Tirage illimité
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[1569_001_pub / Imatge] Le Corbeau et le Renard
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Marcel Broodthaers / traducción de Juan Elías Tovar, Elsa Cross y Tatiana Lipkes
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2016
Ten thousand francs reward / by Marcel Broodthaers
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[2016]
Marcel Broodthaers / [editor in chief, Wilfried Dickhoff]
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1994
Marcel Broodthaers / [editor in chief, Wilfried Dickhoff]
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1994
Marcel Broodthaers / [editor in chief, Wilfried Dickhoff]
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1994
Cocernant la vente d'un kilog d'or fin en Lingot = Concerning the sale of a Kilogram of fine gold in the ingot = Bettreffend den Verkauf von einem Kilogramm Feingold in Barren
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1987
A Programme of films by Marcel Broodthaers : 9 - 18 February 1977 / [text: Michael G. Compton]
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1977
Das Manuskript in der Flasche : the Manuscript in a bottle : Le Manuscrit touvé dans une bouteille : 1833-1974 / Galerie René Block
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1974
Das Manuskript in der Flasche : the Manuscript in a bottle : Le Manuscrit touvé dans une bouteille : 1833-1974 / Galerie René Block
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1974
Marcel Broodthaers : à l'occasion de l'exposition de Marcel Broodthaers au Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles, la Wide White Space présentera au Bailli quelques pièces anciennes et des éditions récentes : Wide White Space, à partir du 25 septembre 1974
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1974
Moules, oeufs, frites, pots, charbon, perroquets / Marcel Broodthaers
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1974
Marcel Broodthaers : ne dites pas que je ne l'ai pas dit = zeg niet dat ik het niet gezegd heb
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1974
Fig.1 Fig.2 Fig.0 Fig.12 Fig.A : Filme von Marcel Broodthaers / Galerie René Block
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1973
Deurle 11/7/73
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1973
Programme : Marcel Broodthaers
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1973
Edition Le Corbeau et le Renard (1967-1972) : Marcel Broodthaers : Wide White Space, tentoonstelling van 17 tot 30 juni 1972
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1972
Edition Le Corbeau et le Renard (1967-1972) : Marcel Broodthaers : Wide White Space, tentoonstelling van 17 tot 30 juni 1972
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1972
Naar een onbeduidende kunst? / Marcel Broodthaers
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1969
Broodthaers : Galerie Gerda Bassenge
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1969
Marcel Broodthaers à la Deblioudebliou/S : exposition littéraire autour de Mallarmé : tentoonstelling van 3 tot 20/12/69, Wide White Space
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1969
Le corbeau et le renard de Marcel Broodthaers : édition du livre, du film et des deux écrans
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1968
Le corbeau et le renard : édition originale à 40 ex. : Wide White Space Gallery
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1968
Le corbeau et le renard : édition originale à 40 ex. : Wide White Space Gallery
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1968
Moules oeufs frites pots charbon / van Marcel Broodthaers
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1966