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Hans Arp

not so far from sun, moon and stars, 1962

Lithograph
29 1/10 × 21 1/2 in
74 × 54.5 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Publisher : L'oeuvre Gravée (Genève)
74.00 cm. x 54.50 cm. | 29.13 in. x 21.46 in. (paper)
59.00 …

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Publisher : L'oeuvre Gravée (Genève)
74.00 cm. x 54.50 cm. | 29.13 in. x 21.46 in. (paper)
59.00 cm. x 48.00 cm. | 23.23 in. x 18.9 in. (image)
Excellent condition

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Handsigned by the artist in pencil and numbered 3/100
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L'oeuvre Gravée (Genève)
Hans Arp
German-French, 1886–1966
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A pioneer of abstract art, Jean (aka Hans) Arp was instrumental in founding the Dada movement and participated actively in Surrealism and Constructivism. In his collages, reliefs, and sculptures, Arp often incorporated waste material such as discarded paper and fabric, and embraced chance and spontaneity as integral components of the artistic process. In Collage with Squares Arranged According to the Laws of Chance (1916), for example, Arp explored the potential for unique compositional relationships that result from inadvertent arrangement of collage elements. Arp’s articulation of biomorphic forms, inspired by organic material and the human figure, was simultaneously explored by Joan Miró and proved to be hugely influential to later 20th-century abstract artists.

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About the work
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Publisher : L'oeuvre Gravée (Genève)
74.00 cm. x 54.50 cm. | 29.13 in. x 21.46 in. (paper)
59.00 …

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Publisher : L'oeuvre Gravée (Genève)
74.00 cm. x 54.50 cm. | 29.13 in. x 21.46 in. (paper)
59.00 cm. x 48.00 cm. | 23.23 in. x 18.9 in. (image)
Excellent condition

Signature
Handsigned by the artist in pencil and numbered 3/100
Publisher
L'oeuvre Gravée (Genève)
Hans Arp
German-French, 1886–1966
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A pioneer of abstract art, Jean (aka Hans) Arp was instrumental in founding the Dada movement and participated actively in Surrealism and Constructivism. In his collages, reliefs, and sculptures, Arp often incorporated waste material such as discarded paper and fabric, and embraced chance and spontaneity as integral components of the artistic process. In Collage with Squares Arranged According to the Laws of Chance (1916), for example, Arp explored the potential for unique compositional relationships that result from inadvertent arrangement of collage elements. Arp’s articulation of biomorphic forms, inspired by organic material and the human figure, was simultaneously explored by Joan Miró and proved to be hugely influential to later 20th-century abstract artists.

Hans Arp

not so far from sun, moon and stars, 1962

Lithograph
29 1/10 × 21 1/2 in
74 × 54.5 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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