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Happy Birthday, Franz Kline

Artsy Editorial
May 23, 2013 6:32PM

Don your best black-and-white threads and spend the day with thoughts of Abstract Expressionist Franz Kline, known for his large, gestural paintings in a black-and-white palette—much to the thanks of pal Willem de Kooning, who first lent Klein the Bell-Opticon projector that inspired his signature scale and palette.

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