Hans Hartung


Hans Hartung, ‘24’ 1953
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Hans Hartung (21 September 1904 – 7 December 1989) was a German-French painter, known for his gestural abstract style. He was also a decorated World War II veteran of the French Foreign Legion.

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Tate Papers no.9: Spring 2008

Tatae Papers no.9, Spring 2008, featuring archives, Constable, Alfredo Jaar and Hans Hartung

The Very Late Style of Hans Hartung

Jennifer Mundy

Hans Hartung (1904–1989) suffered a major stroke in 1986 and was wheelchair-bound for his remaining years. Yet in this ...

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