- Carl Buchheister 1890–1964
- Original title
- Komposition Juviem
- Ink on paper mounted onto cardboard
- Support: 302 x 389 x 23 mm
- Presented by Willi Kemp 1991
During the 1920s, Buchheister painted in a geometric, abstract style, influenced by Constructivism. With the rise of Nazism, his avant-garde approach was seen as reflecting seditious foreign influences, and he was condemned as a degenerate artist, and forbidden to continue painting. He began to make art again after the war, now following the more gestural style seen in these works.
Gallery label, September 2004
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