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In Zadkine's Studio

Published on , by Anne Doridou-Heim

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the Zadkine Museum in Paris invites us to discover the life and work of Ossip Zadkine and his wife, the painter Valentine Prax, through a hundred works, including many photographs of the couple.

Marc Vaux (1895-1971), Zadkine in His Studio on Rue Rousselet, Leaning Against Formes... In Zadkine's Studio

Marc Vaux (1895-1971), Zadkine in His Studio on Rue Rousselet, Leaning Against Formes féminines, c. 1920, gelatin silver print, 24 x 17.7 cm/9.4 x 6.9 in. Paris, Musée Zadkine.
Adagp, Paris, 2023 Photo © Marc Vaux

"Come and see my madness at Assas and you will see how a man's life can be changed by a dovecote, or by a tree," wrote Ossip Zadkine on April 11, 1928, to his friend, the critic André de Ridder. The house-studio, that Zadkine purchased thanks to the sale of a sculpture, had a strong impact on…
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