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Hannah HÖCH | Imaginäre Brücke [Imaginary bridge]
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Hannah HÖCH
Germany 1889 – 1978
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Imaginäre Brücke
[Imaginary bridge]
[Two heads (Zwei Köpfe)] 1926
oil on canvas
65.5 (h) x 72.5 (w) cm
signed and dated l.r., incised into paint, "H.H./ 26", verso l.r., oil, "Hannah Höch/ 1926"
Purchased 1983
NGA 1983.3005
© Hannah Höch. Licensed by Bild-Kunst & VISCOPY, Australia
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Exhibitions

'Grosse Berliner Kunstausstellung', Berlin, May-September 1926, cat. no. 1156.

'Hannah Höch', Galerie de Bron, Den Haag, 1929 (ill. Back cover of catalogue).

'Berlin. Ort der Freiheit für die Kunst', organised by the Nationalgalerie der Ehemals Staatlichen Museen, Berlin, and the Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Berlin, cat. no. 93 (ill., with title as 'Zwei Köpfe'); travelled to Recklinghausen, 2 June - 17 July 1960; to Vienna, 2 August-4 September 1960; to Berlin, 18 September'-6 November 1960.

'Hannah Höch', Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, 18 May - 14 June 1969, cat. no. 11 (with title as 'Zwei Köpfe/Imaginaire
Brücke').

'Hannah Höch: Fotomontagen und Gemälde', Kunsthalle, Bielefeld, West Germany, 6 May-1 July 1973, cat. no. 56.

'Hannah Höch: collages, peintures, acquarelles, gouaches, dessins', Musées d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 30 January-7 March 1976, cat. no. 10 (with title as 'Zwei Köpfe'); travelled to Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Staatliche Museen, Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Germany, 24 March - 9 May 1976.

'Hannah Höch', Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland, 3 December 1976-9 January 1977, cat. no. 7.

'Hannah Höch. Dada Berlin', Museu Diego Aragona Pignatelli Courtes, Naples, November 1979, cat. no. 3 (ill., with title as 'Due teste').

'Hannah Höch: Fotomontagen - Gemälde - Aquarelle, 1907-1970', Kunsthalle, Tübingen, Germany, 23 February - 4 May 1980, cat. no. 114 (ill. col, with title as 'Zwei Köpfe'); travelled to Kunstmuseum, Hanover, 18 May-22 June 1980; to Von der Heydt-Museum der Stadt, Wuppertal, 14 September-26 October 1980; to Kunstverein, Frankfurt, 1 December 1980-31 January 1981. Imaginary bridge only exhibited in Tübingen.

'German Art of the 20's. Dada and Neue Sachlichkeit', Fischer fine Art Limited, London, 23 October21 November 1980, cat. no. 9 (ill. col. cover of catalogue, with title as 'Zwei Köpfe').

'Hannah Höch 1889-1978', Fischer fine Art Limited, London, 9 June-8 July 1983, cat. no. 2 (ill. col. cover of catalogue, with title as 'Zwei Köpfe'). Catalogue reprinted with different cover by Helen Serger, La Boetie, New York, when exhibition travelled to this venue 15 October-31 December 1983; although listed in reprinted catalogue, Imaginary bridge was not included in the New York exhibition.

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