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Annette Messager

Annette Messager (born 30 November 1943 in Berck, France) is a French visual artist. In 2005 she won the Golden Lion Award at the Venice Biennale for her artwork at the French Pavilion. In 2016, she won the prestigious Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award. She currently lives and works in Malakoff, France

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I can see today that the same sort of issues lie behind taxidermy and photography. Taxidermy consist ...

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[My work] includes something about death, and about love, because the photos always have something t ...

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Mostly, I believe an artist doesn't create something, but is there to sort through, to show, to poin ...

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I never take a picture of a face because a face is somebody, an arm is not recognizable as somebody. ...

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Being an artist means forever healing your own wounds and at the same time endlessly exposing them.

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I have always believed that somehow the less we reveal the more the other desires to see.

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At first, I felt proud when someone said 'Your work looks like a man did it.' Then I realized that w ...

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Pornography is about images that are repeated, saturated. Images of the human body, not nature. What ...

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[Love] can be found in making little dresses for stuffed birds, or in a garden of tenderness like I ...

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