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Tate Modern – “White Painting” by Michael Buthe

"White Painting" by Michael Buthe

Artist: Michael Buthe (Germany)
Title: White Painting
Year: 1969
Installation view at: Tate Modern, London
Photo Credits: Barbara Picci

It might look like the artist has randomly slashed this canvas. In fact, Buthe carefully composed it. He wanted to create a powerful relationship between the grid of the stretcher and the loose fabric. He used various processes to create this effect. This includes stitching lengths of cloth together and folding, tying, and wrapping sections around and underneath the stretcher bars…
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Michael Buthe in this blog Wikipedia


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