Franz Kline, ‘Black, White, Brown’, 1959-1960, Phillips
Franz Kline, ‘Black, White, Brown’, 1959-1960, Phillips
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Franz Kline

Black, White, Brown, 1959-1960

Oil, ink and paper collage mounted on board
11 3/10 × 8 1/5 in
28.8 × 20.9 cm
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From the Catalogue: “His sense of scale, that sine qua non of good painting, is marvelously …

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From the Catalogue: “His sense of scale, that sine qua non of good painting, is marvelously precise. His big paintings can be as good as his small ones, a rare mastery in this period concerned with the power of magnitude...” – Robert Motherwell, 1962

Executed in 1959-1960, Black, White, Brown distills the …

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Signed "KLINE" lower right; further signed "KLINE" on the reverse
Franz Kline
American, 1910–1962
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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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Franz Kline, ‘Black, White, Brown’, 1959-1960, Phillips
Franz Kline, ‘Black, White, Brown’, 1959-1960, Phillips
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About the work
Exhibition history
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Phillips

From the Catalogue: “His sense of scale, that sine qua non of good painting, is marvelously …

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From the Catalogue: “His sense of scale, that sine qua non of good painting, is marvelously precise. His big paintings can be as good as his small ones, a rare mastery in this period concerned with the power of magnitude...” – Robert Motherwell, 1962

Executed in 1959-1960, Black, White, Brown distills the …

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Signature
Signed "KLINE" lower right; further signed "KLINE" on the reverse
Franz Kline
American, 1910–1962
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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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Franz Kline

Black, White, Brown, 1959-1960

Oil, ink and paper collage mounted on board
11 3/10 × 8 1/5 in
28.8 × 20.9 cm
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