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Andrea J. Nitsche on Eva Hesse

At first blush, this india ink, gouache, watercolor and crayon drawing, from the early years of Eva Hesse’s career, may seem anomalous within the artist’s better-known sculptural oeuvre. Yet initial associations of erotic machines or cartoonish anthropomorphisms eventually give way to a drawing that deals in the studied dialectics in which Hesse showed a sustained interest throughout her truncated yet prolific career.

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