Schwarze Strukturen in Orange. 1981.
Mixed media on canvas.
Signed, dated and titled on the reverse, with fragments of a label on the center beam. 160 x 125 cm (62.9 x 49.2 in).
• Thieler is considered one of the most important German painters of Informalism.
• Explosive color spectacle from Thieler's later creative phase. Color becomes an important dialogue partner.
• The impressive composition makes the dynamic progression of color visible.
• In the 1950s and 1960s, Thieler participated as an important artist of Abstract Expressionism in documenta II in Kassel and the Venice Biennale.
PROVENANCE: Galerie Georg Nothelfer, Berlin.
Galerie MB ART, Stuttgart.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphal (acquired in 2006).
EXHIBITION: Emsdettener Kunstverein, 1985.
Galerie Gunzenhauser, Munich, 1987, no. 14 (fig.).
LITERATURE: Andrea Firmenich/Jörn Merkert/Sigrid Melchior, Fred Thieler. Monographie und Werkverzeichnis. Bilder von 1942-1993, Cologne 1995, p. 400, no. 8/49.
Flash Art, vol. 137, issue 11/12, 1987, illu. p. 128.
Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, auction June 2, 2006, lot 492 (fig.).
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