In the early 1940s, following in the footsteps of Mondrian, Glarner developed a new organization on the painting surface. Based on an orthogonal structure and the exclusive use of primary colours matched with white, black, and different shades of grey, the artist's paintings express the dynamic balance that is created between the different trapezoidal elements. In works such as this one, moreover, the artist manages to balance the tensions between the contrasting elements inside a new surface: the circle.

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Title
Relational Painting. Tondo n.3
Category
Swiss artist
Artist
Fritz Glarner
Material
oil on masonite
Year
1945
Size
Ø 91 cm
Owner

MASILugano, Collezione Cantone Ticino. Legato Louise Glarner

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