Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: Marie-Jo Lafontaine, Belgian, born 1950

Le Beau est le début de l’effrayant

1989

Mixed media installation of 3 wood panels painted with acrylic and varnished, one with metal lettering, and an offset photographic reproduction

131.763 x 44.926 cm (51 7/8 x 17 11/16 in.) 131.763 x 74.93 cm (51 7/8 x 29 1/2 in.) 131.763 x 74.93 cm (51 7/8 x 29 1/2 in.) 131.763 x 354.966 cm (51 7/8 x 139 3/4 in.)
The Carol and Arthur Goldberg Collection
2008.165.18
Culture: 
Belgian
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Jack Shainman Gallery, NY

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 165.

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