Four Stories in Black and White: Plate 17

(Czech, 1871–1957)
Support: Wove paper
Sheet: 33 x 25 cm (13 x 9 13/16 in.); Image: 20.4 x 15.4 cm (8 1/16 x 6 1/16 in.)
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Edition: 300 (100 numbered 1-100 signed by the artist, with extra suite of first state woodcuts; 200 numbered 101-300)
Impression: 207
Location: not on view
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Although Czech, Kupka worked primarily in France. Motivated by Wassily Kandinsky's daring abstract works of 1910, Kupka began to evolve his own form of non-objective art. Four Stories in Black and White demonstrates his style, which incorporates both lyrical curvilinear forms and strong architectonic geometrical elements.
Four Stories in Black and White: Plate 17

Four Stories in Black and White: Plate 17


Frantisek Kupka

(Czech, 1871–1957)
Czechoslovakia, 20th century

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