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František Kupka (1871-1957)

Georges Mathieu (1921-2012)


Second Avenue, 1957
oil on canvas


Composition, 1960
Oil on canvas


SCIA, 1969
gouche and collage on black box

Georges Matthieu was a French abstract painter, and considered one of the founders of lyrical abstraction. Lyrical abstraction, in contrast to geometric abstraction, is known for its organic forms and lack of premeditation by the artist. There is no reliance on preexisting shapes or reference.

Susan Vecsey

Toshimitsu Imai (1928-2002)

Toshimitsu Imai

Untitled, 1963
Impasto refers to a painting that applies paint thickly so the brush or knife strokes are visible.


Untitled, 1973
While born in Japan, Toshimitsu Imai practiced in France post WWII. There he adopted the art informel approach to abstract painting, characterized by intensity and a highly improvisational nature.

Vasudeo S. Gaitonde (1924-2001)

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