Hans Bellmer, La Toupie (The Top), 1938/1968

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This sculpture is composed of differently sized, disembodied breasts stacked atop one another and that seem to squeeze out of a clear pedestal, like bubbles.
Hans Bellmer, German, b. Poland, 1902–1975
La Toupie (The Top), 1938/1968
Oil on bronze
13 ¼ × 6 13/16 × 6 in. (33.7 × 17.3 × 15.2 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Joseph and Jory Shapiro, 1998.34

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago