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Lenz Klotz

Beinahe virtuos, 1993

Print colour on Ingres paper
25 4/5 × 19 1/2 in
65.5 × 49.5 cm
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Signed and dated lower right: Klotz 93, as well as with the reference number lower left: 982.
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Lenz Klotz
Swiss, b. 1925
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Inspired by Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee, Lenz Klotz developed a unique visual language of intersecting and oscillating lines, forming two-dimensional geometric figures reminiscent of calligraphy, musical scores, and other lyrical forms of notation. As invested in drawing, etching, and lithography as in painting, Klotz relied on both line and vivid color, often simultaneously. Although purely abstract, his work nonetheless indicates human narratives and experiences, both in its visual recalling of man-made systems and symbols and with its playful titles like Not only for illiterates (1961) or That’s Enough (2001).

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Property subject to VAT. For further information regarding lot specific stipulations on the “Applicability of VAT”, refer to Section 2.4 of Koller’s Conditions of sale.

Signature
Signed and dated lower right: Klotz 93, as well as with the reference number lower left: 982.
Image rights
Courtesy of Koller Auktionen
Lenz Klotz
Swiss, b. 1925
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Inspired by Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee, Lenz Klotz developed a unique visual language of intersecting and oscillating lines, forming two-dimensional geometric figures reminiscent of calligraphy, musical scores, and other lyrical forms of notation. As invested in drawing, etching, and lithography as in painting, Klotz relied on both line and vivid color, often simultaneously. Although purely abstract, his work nonetheless indicates human narratives and experiences, both in its visual recalling of man-made systems and symbols and with its playful titles like Not only for illiterates (1961) or That’s Enough (2001).

Lenz Klotz

Beinahe virtuos, 1993

Print colour on Ingres paper
25 4/5 × 19 1/2 in
65.5 × 49.5 cm
Bidding closed
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