poseuse


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poseuse

(pəʊˈzɜːs)
n
a female poseur
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Noun1.poseuse - a woman poseur
poser, poseur - a person who habitually pretends to be something he is not
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By September 6, her head has been disproportionately enlarged, and it has become a recognizable portrait of Lydia Delectorskaya, his poseuse. On October 30, the head has grown disproportionately small, the features are schematic, the torso has grown lank and her bent arms fill the canvas from top to bottom.
[beaucoup moins que]Qu'elle soit tisseuse de drapeau, infirmiere, soldate, manifestante, agent de liaison, gynecologue, psychiatre, poseuse de bombe, institutrice, cuisiniere, dactylo..., je ne voulais faire aucune segregation entre ces differentes fonctions[beaucoup plus grand que], indique Nadja Makhlouf, auteur d'une galerie de portraits oE des femmes-enfants en treillis, gandouras paysannes ou jupettes plissees, mobilisees sur toutes les lignes de front, rejoignent celles qu'elles deviendront, quelque 50 annees plus tard, d'imposantes grand-meres au passe evanescent.
Eichhorn follows the precedent of the provenance research that Haacke famously initiated in works such as Manet--PROJEKT '74, or Seurat's "Les Poseuses" (Small Version), 1888-1975, to trace the inextricable and inexhaustible histories of the documents of culture and barbarism in the first half of the twentieth century under the conditions of fascist and racist persecution.
Elle rappelle comment les poseuses de bombes algeroises, accoutrees dans leur voile protecteur, qui leur avait valu l'appellation de colombes, assuraient, au peril de leur vie, le transport des armes, munitions et autres provisions au profit des moudjahidine, dans les quartiers d'Alger durant la guerre de liberation.