Mark Tobey, ‘Hidden Sphere’, 1967, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Collage on paper, Jeanne Bucher Jaeger
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Mark Tobey

Hidden Sphere, 1967

Collage on paper
36 × 25 2/5 in
91.5 × 64.5 cm
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Jeanne Bucher Jaeger
Paris

"Hidden Sphere" from 1967 is considered to be one of Mark Tobey's most accomplished …

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Hand-signed by artist, Lower left corner : "Tobey 67"
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Mark Tobey
American, 1890–1976
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Abstract painter Mark Tobey strived to represent the mystical through art. Inspired by international travels, Eastern religion, Arabic calligraphy, classical music, and the emerging modes of Abstract Expressionism, Tobey created a unique visual language of all-over painting and gestural abstraction, which he called “white writing.” “What I had learned in the Orient had affected more than I realized,” he said. “In a short time white writing emerged. I had a totally new conception of painting.” When working in this technique, Tobey would place white calligraphic marks and symbols atop an abstract field composed of thousands of densely interwoven brushstrokes.

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"Hidden Sphere" from 1967 is considered to be one of Mark Tobey's most accomplished and largest collage works. The surface is rendered with dense overlays of color and collage that invite the viewer to look into the painting rather than at it.
His signature "white writings" made up of delicate …

Medium
Condition
In perfect condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Lower left corner : "Tobey 67"
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)
Frame
Included
Mark Tobey
American, 1890–1976
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Abstract painter Mark Tobey strived to represent the mystical through art. Inspired by international travels, Eastern religion, Arabic calligraphy, classical music, and the emerging modes of Abstract Expressionism, Tobey created a unique visual language of all-over painting and gestural abstraction, which he called “white writing.” “What I had learned in the Orient had affected more than I realized,” he said. “In a short time white writing emerged. I had a totally new conception of painting.” When working in this technique, Tobey would place white calligraphic marks and symbols atop an abstract field composed of thousands of densely interwoven brushstrokes.

Mark Tobey

Hidden Sphere, 1967

Collage on paper
36 × 25 2/5 in
91.5 × 64.5 cm
.
Contact For Price
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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