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Geometric Abstraction

Photo: Elizabeth Mann

Geometric Abstraction


Otto Freundlich

German, 1878-1943

Ink on paper board
41 x 28 in. (104.14 x 71.12 cm)
Gift of Signora Peggy Guggenheim
Photo: Elizabeth Mann
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Modern in Europe: Featuring Selections from the Collection of Gladys & Sam Rubinstein", November 5, 2004 - April 17, 2005

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "International Abstraction: Making Painting Real", May 2, 2003 - February 29, 2004

New York, New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, "Peggy Guggenheim's Other Legacy", March 6 - May 3, 1987 (Circuit: Venice, Italy, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, October 31, 1987 - January 10, 1988)

San Francisco, California, San Francisco Museum of Art, 25th Anniversary Exhibition, October, 1960
Published ReferencesFriedrich, Julia. Otto Freundlich: Cosmic Communism. Munich: Prestel, 2016; p. 247, reproduced.

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