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Berlin, Germany
DoneTue, Jun 7, 2016 12:00 PM GMT

Abstractionism: Post-War Art

In the auction, which offers collectors and new art lovers an overview of the development of abstract painting after 1945, also graphic enthusiasts can discover a large quantity of works. ?The real modern artist knows abstraction as a feeling of beauty.?, said Piet Mondrian, who together with Wassily Kandinsky, were the founding fathers of abstraction. The latter is represented by the book ?Kandinsky. 11 Tableaux et 7 Pomes? among the lots of this auction. Noteworthy are Raoul Dufy?s early fabric designs of the 1930s. The pochoir in colors ?Monsieur Loyal? by Henri Matisse of 1947 deserves closer attention. Two beautiful printed works by Sonia Delaunay are part of the selection. Further international positions of contemporary art are Charles Hossein Zenderoudi, Rose, Damien Hirst with the highlight ?In a Spin? of a portfolio box, Mark Francis, James Budd Dixon and Edmondo Bacci.