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Woman Dressing 

Cadavre Exquis, Series, 15x20 cm, in cooperation with artists from Papua New Guinea as part of the project Deutsch 1914 / Papua Niugini 2014 by Marion Struck Garbe and Alfred Banze

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The drawings refer to the titles of works of the expressionist painter Max Pechstein he did, inspired by his "South Sea Journey" 1913/14. Expressionist exoticism as an expression of western fantasies becomes clear in Pechstein's numerous portrayals of women: they appear as nature-loving, friendly-seductive and permissive beings, which seem to enjoy only their mere Existence in a beautiful nature free from dependencies and compulsions. The Cadavre Exquis * refer to selected titles of Pechsteins paintings. Two independent associations were developed, on one half of the sheet by an artist from PNG, on the other half by Ingeborg Lockemann.

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