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Henri Michaux

Tachism, Abstraction

  • Sans Titre

Henri Michaux

(Namur, 1899 - Paris, 1984)

Sans Titre, 1957

Watercolor and indian ink on paper
Signed initials lower right HM
50 x 65 cm

Provenance :
- Daniel Cordier Gallery, Paris
- Daniel Cordier Collection

Exhibitions :
- Henri Michaux - Watercolor, Temperabilder, Federzeichnungen, Mescalinezeichnungen, Daniel Cordier Gallery, Frankfurt, February 3 to March 15, 1959, reproduced in the catalogue
- Henri Michaux - Watercolor, Temperabilder, Federzeichnungen, Mescalinezeichnungen, Charles Lienhard Gallery, Zurich, from April 6 to May 9, 1959
- Large ink paintings (inks, gouaches, drawings), Daniel Cordier Gallery, Paris, from October 21 to November 21, 1959, reproduced in the catalogue.

Literature :
- Will be included in the Catalogue Raisonné de l’œuvre d’Henri Michaux  currently being prepared by Mrs. Micheline Phankim, Mr. Rainer Mr. Mason and Mr. Franck Leibovici

 

Henri Michaux seeks by various means, to incarnate, according to his own expression, "the space within", ie his unconscious. He invents a language of forms that expresses his "inner fermentation", freely and completely arbitrarily. Michaux uses Indian ink and watercolor, which he particularly likes to make random on paper.

 

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