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Yui
  • Artist Olle Bærtling (Swedish, 1911 - 1981)
  • TitleYui
  • Dating 1969
  • Technique/MaterialOil on canvas
  • Dimensions195 x 97 cm
  • AcquisitionGift of Theodor and Hanne Mannheimer's Fund, and Otto and Charlotte Mannheimer's Fund, 1994
  • CategoryOil painting
  • Inventory NumberGKM 2370
  • Rights and ReproductionOlle Baertling/BUS 2012©
  • Display StatusNot shown in the museum
Description
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Olle Bærtling developed a non-figurative idiom based on diagonals and artificial colours. Bærtling strove to distance himself as much as possible from the depiction of nature, seeking an entirely concrete, artificial image. In his view, the image would become more universal this way. Bærtling considered himself an international artist and had many contacts with other representatives of the international movement of concrete art. With his diagonals, he opened his images towards infinity.