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Diptych (#1)

Gunter Nolte

BIRTH YEAR 1938
BIRTH PLACE Göttingen, Germany
DEATH YEAR 2000
DEATH PLACE Fournier, Ontario
MEDIUM Copper/gold pigment with charcoal on paper
DATE 1994/1995
DIMENSIONS 65cm x 101cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2018.01.03a-b
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Judith Nolte, 2018
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A diptych presenting two contrasting pieces. One drawing presents a black on white geometric pattern occupying the entire surface. The juxtaposition of black vertical, horizontal and oblique lines creates equal and aligned forms. The background presents some charcoal smudging. The second piece presents a paper surface entirely covered with metallic pigments. Overall copper tones occupy the composition.

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