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Memo-1633

Type:

Bach Painting

Title:

Disks of Newton (Study for "Fugue in Two Colors")

Description:

Oil on canvas.
The modern Czech painter Frantisek Kupka aspired to do in color what J.S. Bach had done in sound: create pure form. Nothing so grand as a Mass or a chorale perhaps, but something more akin to a fugue, something in which the music becomes its own subject. Traditionally, from Giotto to Picasso, painting had always begun with an object and then, based on the artist's creative vision, the object was translated to a two-dimensional surface. The object could be imitated, duplicated, edited, distorted, but the picture always maintained its origins.

Measures:

100.3 x 73.7 cm.

Creator:

Frantisek Kupka (1871-1957), Czech, active in France.
Year: 1912

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Comments:

About the artist: see Memo-1477

Location: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; the Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection, 1950. (),© 2008 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York/ADAGP, Paris, France.

Source/Links: JAMA | Philadelphia Museum of Art
Contributor:
Aryeh Oron (August 2008)

František Kupka - Hommage a Bach

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