Natural Abstraction

“Abstracting From Nature”, Connaught Brown, 2 Albemarle Street, London W1, until 2nd July 2016

Maurice Estève’ ‘Farfu charpentier’ (1978)  signed and dated 'Estève 78' lower left; signed, titled and dated verso Oil on canvas 24 1/8 x 19 3/4 in, 61 x 50 cm

Maurice Estève’
‘Farfu charpentier’ (1978)
signed and dated ‘Estève 78’ lower left; signed, titled and dated verso
Oil on canvas
24 1/8 x 19 3/4 in, 61 x 50 cm

In post-war Paris there was a move away from the figurative and geometric abstraction to a different form of abstraction that embraced nature and this imposing show features fine examples  by artists, including : Afro; Jean Arp; Jean Bazaine; Étienne Beothy; Roger Bissière; Camille Bryen; Maurice Estève; Emile Gilioli; Étienne Hajdu; Barbara Hepworth; Roger Hilton; William Johnstone; Wassily Kandinsky; André Lanskoy; Peter Lanyon; Baltasar Lobo; Alfred Manessier; Henry Moore; Antoine Poncet; Serge Poliakoff; Gérard Ernest Schneider; Mark Tobey and Maria Vieira da Silva.

http://www.connaughtbrown.co.uk

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