Pol Bury, ‘Zurich’, 1974, Print, 150, Sylvan Cole Gallery
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Pol Bury

Zurich, 1974

150
26 × 17 3/10 in
66 × 44 cm
Edition of 150
.
€225
Location
Sitges
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About the work
Sylvan Cole Gallery
Sitges

Printed on fine wove paper.

Signed by the artist.

In perfect condition.

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Pol Bury
Belgian, 1922–2005
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Best known for his kinetic sculptures, Belgian artist Pol Bury began his career as a Surrealist painter heavily influenced by the work of René Magritte and Yves Tanguy. After turning to geometric abstraction and associating briefly with the CoBrA group, an avant-garde movement that espoused the complete freedom of color and form, Bury discovered Alexander Calder’s work and began making mobiles of painted shapes and sculptures in which movement was emphasized. The movements he assigned to these sometimes-monumental works were often slow and almost imperceptible to the naked eye. “Speed limits space; slowness increases it,” he once said. Over the course of his career, Bury created a number of fountains that incorporated water into their kinetic workings, including his well known L’Octagon (1985) in San Francisco.

Pol Bury, ‘Zurich’, 1974, Print, 150, Sylvan Cole Gallery
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About the work
Sylvan Cole Gallery
Sitges

Printed on fine wove paper.

Signed by the artist.

In perfect condition.

Medium
Signature
Signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Publisher
Maeght
Pol Bury
Belgian, 1922–2005
Follow

Best known for his kinetic sculptures, Belgian artist Pol Bury began his career as a Surrealist painter heavily influenced by the work of René Magritte and Yves Tanguy. After turning to geometric abstraction and associating briefly with the CoBrA group, an avant-garde movement that espoused the complete freedom of color and form, Bury discovered Alexander Calder’s work and began making mobiles of painted shapes and sculptures in which movement was emphasized. The movements he assigned to these sometimes-monumental works were often slow and almost imperceptible to the naked eye. “Speed limits space; slowness increases it,” he once said. Over the course of his career, Bury created a number of fountains that incorporated water into their kinetic workings, including his well known L’Octagon (1985) in San Francisco.

Pol Bury

Zurich, 1974

150
26 × 17 3/10 in
66 × 44 cm
Edition of 150
.
€225
Location
Sitges
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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