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Flesh and Metal: Body and Machine in Early 20th-Century Art

  • FleshAndMetal_08_Leger.jpg

    Fernand Léger, Deux femmes sur fond bleu (Two Women on a Blue Background), 1927; oil on canvas; 36 1/2 x 23 5/8 in. (92.71 x 59.94 cm); Collection SFMOMA, fractional gift of Helen and Charles Schwab© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris, photo: Ben Blackwell

  • FleshAndMetal_01_Bellmer.jpg

    Hans Bellmer, La mitrailleuse en état de grâce (The Machine Gun[neress] in a State of Grace), 1937; gelatin silver print with oil and watercolor; 26 x 26 in. (66.04 x 66.04 cm); Collection SFMOMA, gift of Foto Forum; © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris, photo: Ben Blackwell

  • FleshAndMetal_02_Brancusi.jpg

    Constantin Brancusi, La Négresse blonde (The Blond Negress), 1926; bronze with marble and limestone base; 70 3/4 x 10 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. (179.71 x 27.31 x 27.31 cm); Collection SFMOMA, gift of Agnes E. Meyer and Elise S. Haas; © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris, photo Ben Blackwell

  • FleshAndMetal_03_Dali.jpg

    Salvador Dalí, Objet Surréaliste à fonctionnement symbolique—le soulier de Gala (Surrealist object that functions symbolically—Gala’s Shoe); 1932/1975; shoe, marble, photographs, clay, and mixed media; 48 x 28 x 14 in. (121.92 x 71.12 x 35.56 cm); Collection SFMOMA, purchase, by exchange, through a gift of Norah and Norman Stone; © Salvador Dalí, Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: Ben Blackwell

  • FleshAndMetal_04_DeChirico.jpg

    Giorgio de Chirico, Les contrariétés du penseur (The Vexations of the Thinker), 1915; oil on canvas; 18 1/4 x 15 in. (46.36 x 38.1 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Templeton Crocker Fund purchase; © 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SIAE, Rome, photo: Don Myer / Joe Schopplein

  • FleshAndMetal_05_Ernst.jpg

    Max Ernst, La famille nombreuse (The Numerous Family); 1926; oil on canvas; 32 1/8 x 25 5/8 in. (81.61 x 65.1 cm); Collection SFMOMA, gift of Peggy Guggenheim; © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris, photo: Ben Blackwell

  • FleshAndMetal_06_Jean.jpg

    Marcel Jean, Le Spectre du Gardenia (The Specter of the Gardenia), 1936/1972; wool powder over plaster, zippers, celluloid film, and suede over wood; 13 1/2 x 7 x 9 in. (34.29 x 17.78 x 22.86 cm); Collection SFMOMA; Purchase through a gift of Dr. and Mrs. Allan Roos; © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris, photo: Ben Blackwell

  • FleshAndMetal_07_Krull.jpg

    Germaine Krull, Portrait of Joris Ivens, Amsterdam, ca. 1928; gelatin silver print; 7 3/8 x 6 1/4 in. (18.77 x 15.88 cm); Collection SFMOMA, gift of Simon Lowinsky; © Germaine Krull Estate, photo: Don Ross

  • FleshAndMetal_09_Lissitzky.jpg

    El Lissitzky, Untitled, ca. 1923, gelatin silver print; 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. (24.13 x 18.42 cm); Collection SFMOMA, gift of anonymous donors; © Estate of El Lissitzky / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, photo: Don Ross

  • FleshAndMetal_10_Ray.jpg

    Man Ray, Untitled (Rayograph); 1922; gelatin silver print; 11 15/16 x 9 3/8 in. (30.32 x 23.81 cm); Collection SFMOMA, purchase; © Man Ray Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris, photo: Don Ross

  • FleshAndMetal_11_Rodchenko.jpg

    Alexander Rodchenko, Pozharnaia lestnitsa, from the series Dom na Miasnitskoi (Fire Escape, from the series House Building on Miasnitskaia Street), 1925; gelatin silver print; 9 x 6 in. (22.86 x 15.24 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund: gift of Frances and John Bowes, Evelyn Haas, Mimi and Peter Haas, Pam and Dick Kramlich, and Judy and John Webb; © Estate of Alexander Rodchenko / RAO, Moscow / VAGA, New York, photo: Don Ross

  • FleshAndMetal_12_Ubac.jpg

    Raoul Ubac, Penthésilée, 1937; gelatin silver print; 15 1/2 x 11 1/4 in. (39.37 x 28.58 cm); Collection SFMOMA, gift of Robert Miller; © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris, photo: Don Ross

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