Diptych (#3)

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 51cm x 66cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2018.01.05a-b
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Judith Nolte, 2018
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A diptych presenting two contrasting piece. One drawing presents a black on white geometric pattern occupying the entire surface. Juxtaposition of black vertical, horizontal and oblique lines creates equal and aligned forms. The background presents some charcoal smudging. The verso present a composition of a black on white geometric pattern is present on the back of the paper. The second piece presents a paper surface entirely covered with metallic pigments. Overall copper/gold tones occupy the composition.

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