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Ben Nicholson

Color does not exist except in applied painting, but as the heart of an idea.

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Ben Nicholson was born in 1894 in Denham, England. He was born into a family and a world entirely dedicated to art. Ben Nicholson had a vision of a semester at the Slade School in London then of traveling to Paris, Spain, the United States, and designing. The 1920s will be his most important period of experimentation. His first solo exhibition is organized in 1922 in London. He does his first . . .

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Jug and Goblet

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
* Works since 1911 , 2 Vol., Percy Lund, P. Lund & Humphries & Co Publishers, New York, 1973 * Die Radierung , W. Schmalenbach, Ed. Lafranca, Locarno, 1983 * Monographie , N. Lynton, Londres, 1993 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • B. N., fifty years of his art , S. A. Nash, Albright-Knox Gal., Buffalo, 1978
  • Ben Nicholson , J. Lewison, Albin Michel, Paris, 1991
  • Ben Nicholson , N. Lynton, Phaidon, Londres, 1993
  • Ben Nicholson , P. Koroche, Lund Humphries, Aldershot, 2002
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Art movements

  • + UNIT ONE GROUP / 1933 / Edward Burra, Paul Nash, etc.
  • + ABSTRACTION-CREATION / 1931-1938 / Etienne Bothy, Frantisek Kupka, Piet Mondrian, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Georges Vantongerloo, etc.
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