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Max Neumann

Titré en chinois

Huile sur toile
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PIASA

Août 1988

240 x 150 cm

Signée en haut à droite Datée en haut à gauche

Satani Gallery, Tokyo …

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Août 1988

240 x 150 cm

Signée en haut à droite Datée en haut à gauche

Satani Gallery, Tokyo Collection particulière européenne

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Max Neumann
German, b. 1949
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Max Neumann turns the human figure into an abstract symbol, reducing his compositions to their pure essence. His faceless heads and bodies constitute a leitmotif of the artist’s work, a subject that carries tremendous weight despite their spare detail and placement in a rootless space. He draws from memory – dreamlike fragmented recollections reduced to the outline, shape and shadows of the originals. Neumann has constructed a visual vocabulary born from innumerable sources, including picture magazines, newspapers, and other media. He works primarily with black, but splashes of color sometimes make their appearance into his paintings and drawings, suggesting a deeper meaning. The artist leaves the viewer to fill in the gaps and construct imaginary narratives, as his compositions exist outside of time and space. With their bareness, Neumann’s paintings possess an emotive power that is remarkably real, yet entirely inferred.

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About the work
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PIASA

Août 1988

240 x 150 cm

Signée en haut à droite Datée en haut à gauche

Satani Gallery, Tokyo …

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Août 1988

240 x 150 cm

Signée en haut à droite Datée en haut à gauche

Satani Gallery, Tokyo Collection particulière européenne

Buyer responsible for Buyer’s Premium and any applicable taxes, including VAT.

Medium
Painting
Max Neumann
German, b. 1949
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Max Neumann turns the human figure into an abstract symbol, reducing his compositions to their pure essence. His faceless heads and bodies constitute a leitmotif of the artist’s work, a subject that carries tremendous weight despite their spare detail and placement in a rootless space. He draws from memory – dreamlike fragmented recollections reduced to the outline, shape and shadows of the originals. Neumann has constructed a visual vocabulary born from innumerable sources, including picture magazines, newspapers, and other media. He works primarily with black, but splashes of color sometimes make their appearance into his paintings and drawings, suggesting a deeper meaning. The artist leaves the viewer to fill in the gaps and construct imaginary narratives, as his compositions exist outside of time and space. With their bareness, Neumann’s paintings possess an emotive power that is remarkably real, yet entirely inferred.

Max Neumann

Titré en chinois

Huile sur toile
Bidding closed
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