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Jiří Kolář (1914-2002), Butterfly showcase, 1970


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Collage in shadow-box, 31,2 x 25 x 3 cm, copy aside from the edition, good condition.

Provenance: Private collection, Eastern Germany; August Haseke, Cologne (estate stamp).


For the color design of the butterfly wings, Jiří Kolář used the offset reproduction of a painting by Paul Klee.

Condition: Small traces of glue on the paper, presumably from the manufacturing process, some minor scratches to the Plexiglas fronts. Good overall condition, consistent with age.


Since his participation in documenta 4 in Kassel in 1968, the poet and visual artist Jiří Kolář is one of the best-known Czech artists. Based on his preoccupation with concrete poetry, he developed various forms of collage for his pictorial works, which he called Rollage, Chiasmage or Crumblage, for example.

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Jiří Kolář (1914-2002)


collage, shadow-box

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