Pierre Alechinsky, ‘Pour Nanna’, 1973, Painting, Acrylic on paper, glued on canvas, CFHILL
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Pierre Alechinsky

Pour Nanna, 1973

Acrylic on paper, glued on canvas
44 9/10 × 60 3/5 in
114 × 154 cm
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Västra Trädgårdsgatan, Malmskillnadsgatan
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CFHILL
Västra Trädgårdsgatan, Malmskillnadsgatan

This painting from 1973 radiates humour and playfulness. The intense blue colour serves as a …

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Signed Alechinsky. Also signed and dated "Chez Ting NY 1973" on reverse.
Pierre Alechinsky
Belgian, b. 1927
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Abstraction merges with representation in the paintings and prints of Pierre Alechinsky, known for combining colorful painting with black-and-white ink drawing. A founding member of CoBrA, a group that emphasized material and its spontaneous application, Alechinsky cultivated a lively aesthetic particularly evident in later acrylics and works on paper. Upon visiting Japan, he adopted the Eastern tradition of pouring ink onto the surface of paper spread out on the floor, rendering his subjects—erupting volcanoes, comically deformed creatures, waterfalls, dynamic skies—with a fluidity influenced by Japanese calligraphy. Personal legal and financial documents and often served as the base material for his works.

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This painting from 1973 radiates humour and playfulness. The intense blue colour serves as a backdrop for two underwater creatures, which seem to be engaged in a conversation.

One of them impatiently snakes its way around the entire canvas, while the other seems highly sceptical. Alechinsky made this painting during …

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Signature
Signed Alechinsky. Also signed and dated "Chez Ting NY 1973" on reverse.
Pierre Alechinsky
Belgian, b. 1927
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Abstraction merges with representation in the paintings and prints of Pierre Alechinsky, known for combining colorful painting with black-and-white ink drawing. A founding member of CoBrA, a group that emphasized material and its spontaneous application, Alechinsky cultivated a lively aesthetic particularly evident in later acrylics and works on paper. Upon visiting Japan, he adopted the Eastern tradition of pouring ink onto the surface of paper spread out on the floor, rendering his subjects—erupting volcanoes, comically deformed creatures, waterfalls, dynamic skies—with a fluidity influenced by Japanese calligraphy. Personal legal and financial documents and often served as the base material for his works.

Pierre Alechinsky

Pour Nanna, 1973

Acrylic on paper, glued on canvas
44 9/10 × 60 3/5 in
114 × 154 cm
.
Sold
Location
Västra Trädgårdsgatan, Malmskillnadsgatan
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