Hans Haacke, Seurat’s “Les Poseuses” (small version), 1888–1975

Haacke documents the provenance of a Seurat sketch held in a bank vault to lay bare the commodification of art.

Hans Haacke, Seurat’s “Les Poseuses” (small version), 1888–1975, 1975, typographic print on paper, dimensions variable (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid)


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This work at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

Cite this page as: Sal Khan, Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Hans Haacke, Seurat’s “Les Poseuses” (small version), 1888–1975," in Smarthistory, December 9, 2015, accessed April 16, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/hans-haacke-seurats-les-poseuses/.