Lot 55
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SERGE POLIAKOFF | Composition abstraite

Estimate
100,000 - 150,000 EUR
Sold
125,000 EUR
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Description

  • Serge Poliakoff
  • Composition abstraite
  • signed
  • oil on canvas 

Provenance

Galerie Carrefour, Brussels
Collection Z, Brussels (acquired from the above) 

Exhibited

Brussels, Galerie Carrefour, Serge Poliakoff, 19 April - 20 May 1967

Literature

Alexis Poliakoff, Serge Poliakoff, Catalogue Raisonné, Volume V, 1966-1969, Paris, 2016, p.245, no.67-130, illustrated in colour

Catalogue Note

While, from close up, the whole composition encircles the centre; seen from a distance, it separates from it; as if the construction was designed to give it special emphasis. Once this double effect is appreciated, you can see that it provides the key to the work. For, if it affords a monumental aspect to each Poliakoff picture independently from format, it explains the redistribution (...) which reduces composition in favour of form. Dora Vallier

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