In the mid-Fifties, Yves Klein (1928 1962) declared that a new world calls for a new man . With his idiosyncratic style and huge charisma, this bold artist would go on to pursue a brief but bountiful career, producing more than a thousand paintings over seven years, now considered modernist masterpieces.
Klein made his name above all with his large, monochrome canvases in his own, patented hue of blue. International Klein Blue, composed of pure pigment and binding medium, is at once rich and luminous, evocative and decorative, and was conceived by Klein as a means of evoking the immateriality and infinitude of the world.
|Material||Hardcover / 96 pages|
|Dimension||H21 cm x W26 cm|