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Maillol

Aristide . 1861--1944, French sculptor, esp of monumental female nudes
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The lots to be sold at the auction at Bukowskis include "Le Penseur" and "L'enfant prodigue" by Auguste Rodin, "Amphore de Muse" by Jean Arp, "Pair of sitting figures" by Lynn Chadwick, "Apollon" by Charles Despiau, a Ganesh figure, (Hoysala period, India, 11th century), "La Banderole" by Henri Laurens, "Silvatica" by Eric Grate, "La jeune fille agenouillee" by Aristide Maillol, "Emy" by Giacomo Manzu, "Radar No 2" by Arnaldo Pomodoro, "Guscio" by Gio Pomodoro, and "Hibou" by Francois Pompon.
Whereas earlier studies of the French right wing focus on figures whose relationship to fascism constituted a fatal, rightward march (Drieu la Rochelle, Celine, Brasillach, Rebatet) or, at the very least, a shameful moment of past involvement (de Man, Blanchot) Avant-Garde Fascism discusses figures whose involvement with fascist movements was determined largely through aesthetics, such as Le Corbusier, Germaine Krull, Aristide Maillol, and others.
As part of the day-long event, two pieces of work, the sculpture "Air" by Aristide Maillol at the Getty Center and the Roman statue "Wounded Youth" at the Getty Villa, will remain covered up to acknowledge "the creative loss caused by the AIDS epidemic.
As this fall-s splendid exhibition at Marlborough Gallery made dear, the sculpture of Aristide Maillol (1861-1944) Can be described more or less the same way?
Here again, Exner develops his poems in relation to, or in response to, a work of art: the sculpture La Nuit by Aristide Maillol in Winterthur, Switzerland, of a nude woman sitting with her head bowed down and resting on her crossed arms, set on her raised knees, and here reproduced in photographs from different angles on front and back covers and on two pages within.