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Mark Tobey

Nightflight, 1975

Color lithograph on Rives paper
18 7/10 × 15 in
47.5 × 38 cm
Edition of 150
This is part of a limited edition set.
CHF 800
location
Riehen
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Fondation Beyeler
Riehen
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Mark Tobey (1890, Centerville, US – 1976, Basel, Switzerland) is regarded as an important precursor …

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Mark Tobey (1890, Centerville, US – 1976, Basel, Switzerland) is regarded as an important precursor of American Abstract Expressionism. He is particularly well known for his white writing paintings, which reflect the influence of East Asian art and calligraphy. These impressive works, painstakingly created in mixed …

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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 …

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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 …

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Mark Tobey (1890, Centerville, US – 1976, Basel, Switzerland) is regarded as an important precursor …

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Mark Tobey (1890, Centerville, US – 1976, Basel, Switzerland) is regarded as an important precursor of American Abstract Expressionism. He is particularly well known for his white writing paintings, which reflect the influence of East Asian art and calligraphy. These impressive works, painstakingly created in mixed …

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Signature
Certificate, numbered and stamp-signed
Mark Tobey
American, 1890–1976
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Abstract painter Mark Tobey strived to represent the mystical through art. Inspired by …

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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 …

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Mark Tobey

Nightflight, 1975

Color lithograph on Rives paper
18 7/10 × 15 in
47.5 × 38 cm
Edition of 150
This is part of a limited edition set.
CHF 800
location
Riehen
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