Lot 105
  • 105

Franz Kline

Estimate
200,000 - 300,000 USD
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Description

  • Franz Kline
  • Black and White Collage (Study for 'Accent Aigu')
  • signed and dated 1957 on a label affixed to the reverse
  • oil, ink, cardboard and paper collage on paper

Provenance

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

New York, Allan Stone Gallery, de Kooning, Gorky, Kline, Pollock, October - November 1968
New York, Allan Stone Gallery, Franz Kline: Architecture and Atmosphere, October 1997 - January 1998, pl. 40, illustrated
New York, Allan Stone Projects, Abstract Expressionist Works on Paper, January - March 2014

Catalogue Note

"It's not an illusionistic thing. It just seems as though there are forms in some experience in your life that have an excitement for you. Those sort of forms in your experience do, in some way, not dominate, but they become the things that you are involved with...A curve or line or rhythmical relation do have, in some way, some psychological bearing, not only on the person who looks at them after they've been conceived but also they do have a lot to do with the creative being who is involved with wondering just how exiting it can be."

Franz Kline

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