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Alina Szapocznikow retrospective at WIELS, Brussels

by Suzanne on September 4th, 2011

Headless Torso by Alina Szapocznikow, polyester resin, polyurethane foam, 46 x 64 x 73 cm, 1968, courtesy Zacheta National Art Gallery - click to enlarge

From this Saturday, September 10, onwards, Brussels' WIELS will be holding a comprehensive retrospective with more than 100 artworks and archive materials devoted to the life and oeuvre of Polish sculptor Alina Szapocznikow (1926–1973).

The focus of the exhibition will be Alina's surrealist, experimental and existenial works from the 1960s and 1970s.

The exhibition will remain on view until early January 2012. Details below.

On show: Sep 10, 2011 - Jan 8, 2012

Address: WIELS, Av. Van Volxemlaan 354, 1190 Bruxelles, Belgium, tel +32 (0)2 340 00 50

Opening hours: Wed - Sun: 11 AM - 6 PM

Admission: 7€, free every first Wednesday of the month

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