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Franz Kline

Franz Kline

Franz Kline

the color abstractions, [catalogue of an exhibition held at] the Phillips Collection, February 17-April 18, 1979 [etc].

by Franz Kline

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Published by Phillip"s Collection in Washington D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kline, Franz, -- 1910-1962.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPhillips Collection.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13704784M

    His father, Franz Kline book saloon keeper, committed suicide inwhen Kline was only seven years old. But it also suggests the quality of the artist's attention and his pictorial gifts. The pictures that began to emerge were given a solo exhibition in New York in Kline became a regular at the Cedar Bar, also known as the Cedar Street Tavern or Cedar Tavern, a common New York City hangout for abstract expressionist artists and beat writers of the time.

    The rigid geometry of broad black lines defines the composition, perhaps Franz Kline book his reconsideration of the iconic paintings of squares by Kazimir Malevich. However, even though Willem de Kooning recalls that Kline delved into abstraction "all of a sudden, he plunged into it", he also concedes that it took considerable time, stating that "Franz had a vision of something and sometimes it takes quite a while to work it out. It is a reminder that polemics, vertiginous self-consciousness and an oedipal relationship with the art of the past are not absolute values that are indispensable to major artistic achievement. It was during this time in New York that Kline developed his artistic techniques and gained recognition as a significant artist. He then moved to New York City in and worked for a scenic designer.

    There are nine sections, beginning with ''Interiors'' and ''Portraits'' and ending with ''Landscape Abstraction'' Franz Kline book ''Structural Abstraction. He made numerous sketches of her sitting in a rocking chair in the years when she began to succumb to mental illness; the circular forms in Chief bear comparison with the blank circles representing her face in the drawings. Each painting gives the impression of having taken fifteen minutes, and projecting the mental image of his turning them out at a rate of fifteen a day. His work is difficult to like and easy to hate.


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Franz Kline by Franz Kline Download PDF Ebook

This intensity is certainly also due to Kline's relatively short career - he died in at the age of 51 - as well Franz Kline book to the existence of a Kline style. Published March Even the comforting rocking chair, which he Franz Kline book with such affection, is an object that moves.

The installation she designed with the architect Alan Baer consists of a succession of small compartments, many of them framed by beams that emphasize the pictorial architecture.

At his last show inKline debuted his painting Andrus, named after his cardiologist, which was rich with vivid violet, red, and bright lapis blue. It was de Kooning who initially helped and inspired Kline to use a picture enlarger to enhance his art to a larger scale. Kline was part of the graduating class of the New York School, the first and most authentic wave Abstract Expressionist painters comprising most of the "who's who" listed above.

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Gaugh, who selected the show, is Franz Kline book first book-length study on the artist. The early figurative paintings contain Franz Kline book seeds of everything later. This exploration back to color-use was still in Franz Kline book when Kline died in Kinney, Inc.

If his paintings are abstract and irreducible, they also seem like maps charting a lifetime of journeys through rural and urban America, popular and high culture, American Franz Kline book European art. Art Career It seemed New York really didn't care much that Kline had talent back in England and was ready to take on the world.

His black and white abstracts were compared, with much debate, to the strokes of Japanese calligraphy, though Kline denied this interpretation explaining that he was inspired by "unconscious sources. In fact, of all the "class of ," his work, along with that of Clyfford Still, was among the last Franz Kline book begin selling for exorbitant prices.

Kline's reluctance to attribute hidden meanings to his pictures was important in recommending his work to a later generation Franz Kline book Minimalist sculptors such as Donald Judd and Richard Serra.

By the end of his life he had achieved immense international recognition, and his unusual approach to gestural abstraction was beginning to influence the ideas of many Minimalists. This volume demonstrates in the monumental canvases, as well as in his many small-scale sketches made on paper, newspaper, and even telephone book pages, how Kline embraces gesture, experience, and emotion with direct and raw energy.

He couldn't explain what his paintings meant, but Kline left the art world with the understanding that explanation of his art was not its intended purpose. Although Kline identified with the misfits and dispossessed who reflected his own experience as an outsider, he was basically at home in the world.

At first glance, this composition is typical of his black and white work. He subsequently abandoned his figurative art and focused his work on "black and white" large scale abstract. She signed a contract that he was to remain there until he was 18 years old, but she was able to get him back when he turned In fact, Willem de Kooning is said to have introduced Kline too his mature style he wasn't always an abstractionist by encouraging him to use an opaque projector, projecting a representational sketch onto a canvas, but doing so with the image out of focus, then boldly painting in the dark areas.

While in Buffalo, Kline struggled as an artist, gaining only modest acknowledgment with his small scale figurative art. Greenberg, Clement. The two styles look nothing alike but inasmuch as they both look nothing like any identifiable content being non-representational it's easy to see how some people might lump them all together or, at best, like myself, get them confused in their minds.

He is associated with the Abstract Expressionist movement of the s and s. More quotes Summary of Franz Kline American Abstract Expressionist Franz Kline is best known for large black and white paintings bearing abstract motifs set down with strident confidence.

At the age of forty, Kline had secured a personal style which he had already mastered. Kennedy on May 13,as part of the reception to welcome the traveling display of the Mona Lisa, but Franz became ill and died two days later. When he was seven years old, Kline's father committed suicide.The vital gesture: Franz Kline in retrospect User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Already an acknowledged American master of abstract painting at the time of his death inKline has since then become increasingly highly regarded and his works have been collected by museums. Franz Kline, American artist who was one of the leading painters of the post-World War II Abstract Expressionist movement.

Kline studied at Boston University (–35) and at the Heatherley School of Art, London (–38), settling in New York City in the latter year. He was originally a. Abstract Expressionist Franz Kline is known for his large black-and-white paintings that treat the medium of oil with a calligraphic freedom, influenced by his acquaintance with Willem de galisend.com viewed his gestural painting not as an expression of his emotions but as a means to create a physical form and presence that could be felt by the viewer, and would inspire Minimalist sculptors Nationality: American.Franz Kline, by Gordon, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at galisend.comFranz Kline User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

This was hailed as the definitive volume on artist Kline at its debut. Along with illustrations ( color, 70 b&w), the book includes interviews with Kline's friends and critics as well as material from his letters.The vital gesture: Franz Kline in retrospect Ebook Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Already an acknowledged American master of abstract painting at the time of his death inKline has since then become increasingly highly regarded and his works have been collected by museums.