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Max Bill

Untitled, 1978

Colored silk-screen printing
31 1/2 × 23 3/5 in
80 × 60 cm
Edition 7/150
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ed. 7/150

cm 80x60

ed. 7/150

cm 80x60

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Numbered, dated and signed with pencil lower right
Max Bill
Swiss, 1908–1994
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Max Bill was a hugely influential founder of the Concrete Art movement, not only through his variegated career as a sculptor, painter, and industrial and graphic designer, but also as a prolific writer, scholar, and teacher. Bill had early ambitions to be a silversmith, but quickly changed his focus to architecture after seeing the work of Le Corbusier. Bill enrolled in the Bauhaus Dessau, where he studied under Josef Albers, Wassily Kandinsky, and Paul Klee. During this time, he began to formulate the principles of Concrete Art by expanding the theories of Theo van Doesburg, guided strongly by his training. Bill would also become an influential figure in furthering traditions of the Bauhaus, as well as in environmental art.

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ed. 7/150

cm 80x60

ed. 7/150

cm 80x60

Medium
Print
Signature
Numbered, dated and signed with pencil lower right
Max Bill
Swiss, 1908–1994
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Max Bill was a hugely influential founder of the Concrete Art movement, not only through his variegated career as a sculptor, painter, and industrial and graphic designer, but also as a prolific writer, scholar, and teacher. Bill had early ambitions to be a silversmith, but quickly changed his focus to architecture after seeing the work of Le Corbusier. Bill enrolled in the Bauhaus Dessau, where he studied under Josef Albers, Wassily Kandinsky, and Paul Klee. During this time, he began to formulate the principles of Concrete Art by expanding the theories of Theo van Doesburg, guided strongly by his training. Bill would also become an influential figure in furthering traditions of the Bauhaus, as well as in environmental art.

Max Bill

Untitled, 1978

Colored silk-screen printing
31 1/2 × 23 3/5 in
80 × 60 cm
Edition 7/150
Bidding closed
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