Daniel Spoerri
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back to survey   1985 - 1988
Trésor des pauvres

Spoerri was fascinated by the gaudy wall hangings with their heroic motifs, the reminiscence of feudal times, which is now preferred by simple people. Bellowing stags, lions, sheep-dogs, bulls, rearing stallions – always the noble male creature in the foreground, while the females remain in the background with their young .

  First picture of the series Trésor des pauvres, La jungle, 1961