Pioneer of abstraction, Otto Freundlich (1878-1943), at the start of his career in 1908, stayed at the Bateau-Lavoir, in Montmartre, where he met Picasso, Braque and Delaunay. A committed and visionary artist, he carries a powerful message in favor of a reinvented humanism, operating a synthesis between the arts, philosophy and politics.
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|Author||Christophe Duvivier, Saskia Ooms|
|Publisher||Hazan / Musée de Montmartre|
|Number of pages||160|
|Language||Bilingue Français / English|
|Dimensions||265 x 192|
|Museum||Musée de Montmartre, Paris|
Catalog of the Otto Freundlich (1878-1943) exhibition, presented at the Musée de Montmartre, Paris (28 feb. - 6 sept. 2020).
Stigmatized in 1937, his works of the 1910s and 1920s are partly destroyed by the Nazi regime, which denounces him as a representative of the so called "degenerate art".
Freundlich was deported and murdered in 1943. This work highlights how, through the multiplicity of his creations and his thought, he played a pioneering role in the conception of abstract art.
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