Carl Buchheister. Composition Number 27. 1927

Carl Buchheister Composition Number 27 1927

  • Not on view
Oil and tempera on plywood
19 3/8 x 25 1/8" (48.7 x 63.7 cm)
The Riklis Collection of McCrory Corporation
Object number
© 2019 / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Germany
Painting and Sculpture

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The artist, Hannover [1]. Acquired by the McCrory Corporation (Meshulam Riklis) by 1977 [2]; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1983 (The Riklis Collection of McCrory Corporation).
[1] Included in the exhibition Ausstellung der Allgemeinen Deutschen Kunstgenossenschaft, Ortsgruppe Hannover, Bad Pyrmont, July 1928; and Carl Buchheister, Galerie Der Sturm, Berlin, May 11-June 30, 1929 (see Elisabeth Buchheister and Willi Kemp, eds., Carl Buchheister: Werkverzeichnis der abstrakten Arbeiten, vol. 2, Darmstadt: Eduard Roether Verlag, 1984, no. 13).
[2] Included in the exhibition Aspekte Konstruktiver Kunst: Sammlung McCrory Corporation, Kunsthaus Zurich, January 14 to February 27, 1977 (no. 29). See also Rotzler, Willy, ed. Constructivism and the Geometric Tradition: Selections from the McCrory Corporation Collection. Buffalo: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1979 (no. 29).

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