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Alexandra Exter

LE PAYSAGE DE LA VILLE, 1913/14

Mixed media on paper laid on cardboard
22 × 14 3/5 in
56 × 37 cm
This is a unique work.
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About the work
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Itineris

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity on photograph by George Kovalenko and …

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This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity on photograph by George Kovalenko and will be included in the upcoming Catalogue Raisonné of Alexandra Exter

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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
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Alexandra Exter
Russian, 1882–1949
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Alexandra Exter was a Russian painter of Polish birth, who is best known not only for her avant-garde oeuvre, but also for her advocacy of European modernist movements in Russia, such as Cubism and Futurism. Exter studied both in Kiev and Paris and, in the mid-1910s, she became strongly influenced by Kazimir Malevich’s Suprematist style, toward total abstraction. She described her work produced in this period of time as “color constructions.” Exter also worked simultaneously on theater and costume designs, which she approached as mobile, abstract sculptures. Later in life, she would adopt a more figurative style of painting.

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About the work
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This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity on photograph by George Kovalenko and …

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This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity on photograph by George Kovalenko and will be included in the upcoming Catalogue Raisonné of Alexandra Exter

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Signature
Signed
Image rights
Courtesy of Itineris Casa d'Aste
Alexandra Exter
Russian, 1882–1949
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Alexandra Exter was a Russian painter of Polish birth, who is best known not only for her avant-garde oeuvre, but also for her advocacy of European modernist movements in Russia, such as Cubism and Futurism. Exter studied both in Kiev and Paris and, in the mid-1910s, she became strongly influenced by Kazimir Malevich’s Suprematist style, toward total abstraction. She described her work produced in this period of time as “color constructions.” Exter also worked simultaneously on theater and costume designs, which she approached as mobile, abstract sculptures. Later in life, she would adopt a more figurative style of painting.

Alexandra Exter

LE PAYSAGE DE LA VILLE, 1913/14

Mixed media on paper laid on cardboard
22 × 14 3/5 in
56 × 37 cm
This is a unique work.
Bidding closed