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Werner Drewes

Study for 'Solid Against Loose Forms', 1979

Collage
8 1/2 × 11 1/4 in
21.6 × 28.6 cm
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New York
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Signature
Hand-signed by artist, signed with the artist's device and dated 79, lower right; dated 1979 and numbered #399 on the reverse
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Werner Drewes
German, 1899–1985
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Often credited with bringing the Bauhaus aesthetic to America, Werner Drewes created paintings, collages, woodcuts, and etchings in a variety of abstract styles. Trained as an architect at the Bauhaus, Drewes merged concerns with art, craft, and functionalism with Synthetic Cubism in his early work, blending drawing and careful design in highly controlled abstractions. The rigorous design of these images evokes architecture and household objects in the manner of Cubism, but he would later turn towards a freer and more complete abstraction, drawing influence from Wassily Kandinsky.

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Hand-signed by artist, signed with the artist's device and dated 79, lower right; dated 1979 and numbered #399 on the reverse
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Werner Drewes
German, 1899–1985
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Often credited with bringing the Bauhaus aesthetic to America, Werner Drewes created paintings, collages, woodcuts, and etchings in a variety of abstract styles. Trained as an architect at the Bauhaus, Drewes merged concerns with art, craft, and functionalism with Synthetic Cubism in his early work, blending drawing and careful design in highly controlled abstractions. The rigorous design of these images evokes architecture and household objects in the manner of Cubism, but he would later turn towards a freer and more complete abstraction, drawing influence from Wassily Kandinsky.

Werner Drewes

Study for 'Solid Against Loose Forms', 1979

Collage
8 1/2 × 11 1/4 in
21.6 × 28.6 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
location
New York
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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