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Pierre Soulages

Sur le mur d'en face (On the Opposite Wall), 1979

The complete set of three screenprints in colors, on Arches paper (folded), with full margins, all contained in the original cloth-covered portfolio
20 1/2 × 29 1/2 in
52.1 × 74.9 cm
Edition of 75
This is part of a limited edition set.
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About the work
P
Phillips

Works on Paper from the Schulhof Collection

All images: various sizes
All sheets: 20 1/2 x 29 1/2 …

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Works on Paper from the Schulhof Collection

All images: various sizes
All sheets: 20 1/2 x 29 1/2 in. (52.1 x 74.9 cm)

Signature
All signed and numbered `EA 9/15' in pencil (an artist's proof, the edition was 75), also inscribed 'Pour Ruda et Hannelore, Paris, 3 Mai … Read more
Publisher
Bernard Frize, Paris
Pierre Soulages
French, b. 1919
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After moving to Paris in 1946, Pierre Soulages began using walnut stain to make gestural abstract paintings on paper and, by the 1950s, had begun using oil on canvas. Along with Hans Hartung, Georges Mathieu, Serge Poliakoff, and Jean-Paul Riopelle, Soulages is considered one of the major figures of post-war European abstraction, although he resisted attempts to link him with Art Informel or its American relative Abstract Expressionism, in particular claims that he drew inspiration from Franz Kline. One of Soulages main preoccupations has been with the interaction of light and reflection on black paint. In the “Outre Noir” (Beyond Black) series, he alternates areas of matte and gloss black paint, interrupting the smooth surfaces with ridges, scores, and gashes.

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Works on Paper from the Schulhof Collection

All images: various sizes
All sheets: 20 1/2 x 29 1/2 …

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Works on Paper from the Schulhof Collection

All images: various sizes
All sheets: 20 1/2 x 29 1/2 in. (52.1 x 74.9 cm)

Signature
All signed and numbered `EA 9/15' in pencil (an artist's proof, the edition was 75), also inscribed 'Pour Ruda et Hannelore, Paris, 3 Mai … Read more
Publisher
Bernard Frize, Paris
Pierre Soulages
French, b. 1919
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After moving to Paris in 1946, Pierre Soulages began using walnut stain to make gestural abstract paintings on paper and, by the 1950s, had begun using oil on canvas. Along with Hans Hartung, Georges Mathieu, Serge Poliakoff, and Jean-Paul Riopelle, Soulages is considered one of the major figures of post-war European abstraction, although he resisted attempts to link him with Art Informel or its American relative Abstract Expressionism, in particular claims that he drew inspiration from Franz Kline. One of Soulages main preoccupations has been with the interaction of light and reflection on black paint. In the “Outre Noir” (Beyond Black) series, he alternates areas of matte and gloss black paint, interrupting the smooth surfaces with ridges, scores, and gashes.

Pierre Soulages

Sur le mur d'en face (On the Opposite Wall), 1979

The complete set of three screenprints in colors, on Arches paper (folded), with full margins, all contained in the original cloth-covered portfolio
20 1/2 × 29 1/2 in
52.1 × 74.9 cm
Edition of 75
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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