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Franz Kline, ‘Ink Study for High Street ’, Christie's
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Franz Kline

Ink Study for High Street

Ink on printed paper
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Franz Kline (1910-1962)

Ink Study for High Street

signed 'KLINE' (lower right)

ink on …

Franz Kline (1910-1962)

Ink Study for High Street

signed 'KLINE' (lower right)

ink on printed paper

9 x 11 in. (22.8 x 27.9 cm.)

Executed circa 1950s.

Signature
Signed 'KLINE' (lower right)
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 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 presence that could be felt by the viewer, and would inspire Minimalist sculptors like Donald Judd and Richard Serra with his reluctance to attribute hidden meanings to his work. Starting in the late 1950s, Kline executed a series of monumental works, known as the "wall paintings," and began to reintroduce color to his black-and-white palette.

Franz Kline, ‘Ink Study for High Street ’, Christie's
Franz Kline, ‘Ink Study for High Street ’, Christie's
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About the work
Exhibition history
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Christie's

Franz Kline (1910-1962)

Ink Study for High Street

signed 'KLINE' (lower right)

ink on …

Franz Kline (1910-1962)

Ink Study for High Street

signed 'KLINE' (lower right)

ink on printed paper

9 x 11 in. (22.8 x 27.9 cm.)

Executed circa 1950s.

Signature
Signed 'KLINE' (lower right)
Franz Kline
American, 1910–1962
Follow

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 presence that could be felt by the viewer, and would inspire Minimalist sculptors like Donald Judd and Richard Serra with his reluctance to attribute hidden meanings to his work. Starting in the late 1950s, Kline executed a series of monumental works, known as the "wall paintings," and began to reintroduce color to his black-and-white palette.

Franz Kline

Ink Study for High Street

Ink on printed paper
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.