Franz Kline
American, 1910-1962
6,145 followers
Franz Kline
American, 1910-1962
6,145 followers
High auction record
$40m, Christie's, 2012
High auction record
$40m, Christie's, 2012
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Anderson Collection at Stanford University
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Anderson Collection at Stanford University
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2016
Big Picture: Art After 1945,
Seattle Art Museum
Abstract Expressionism,
Royal Academy of Arts
2002
Franz Kline: The Physical World: An Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture,
Gagosian

Abstract Expressionist Franz Kline is known for his large black-and-white paintings that treat the …

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Abstract Expressionist Franz Kline is known for his large black-and-white paintings that treat the medium of oil with a calligraphic freedom, influenced by his acquaintance with Willem de Kooning. Kline viewed his gestural painting not as an expression of his emotions but as a means to create a physical form and …

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