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Museum Gunzenhauser
21. Mar 2021 – 20. Jun 2021

Serge Poliakoff

Serge Poliakoff, Composition abstraite, 1959, Foto: Bertram Kober © © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020

This exhibition selects an important artist from the Dr. Alfred Gunzenhauser Collection: Serge Poliakoff. The artist originally came from Moscow. In Paris around 1950 he developed his own very distinctive formal idiom. Drawing on Cubism and the colour theories of Robert and Sonja Delaunay, he produced works that linger neither in geometrical stringency and analytical constructivism, nor in the informal free gesture. Instead, in his characteristic polygonal forms, he used the finest of colour nuances ...

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Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
28. Mar 2021 – 27. Jun 2021

Soulages

Pierre Soulages (*1919), Peinture, 163 x 181 cm, 17 Décembre 2004, 2004, LWL-Museum für Kunst und Kultur, Westfälisches Landesmuseum, Münster, Foto:  LWL-Museum für Kunst und Kultur, Westfälisches Landesmuseum, Münster / Hanna Neander © © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020

The internationally renowned French painter Pierre Soulages is considered one of the most important artists of post-war modernism and the 20th century. He belongs to the generation of artists who saw in Art Informel with its gestural and abstract tendencies the perfection of modern art and of modern man. He thought of abstraction not as pure spiritualisation, but as the liberation of art and as a chance for viewers to face up to the artistic ...

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