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Composition: Standing Figure

Hélion's style changed radically over his seven-decade career. In the early 1930s he was so committed to abstraction that he became one of the theorists of the Abstraction-Création movement, which held that abstract artworks should be derived solely from abstract forms, not from distilled...

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Signed

Reverse: Helion / Paris 35

Provenance

1957, gift of Mrs. Peggy Guggenheim. (Accession date: February 14, 1957)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Peggy Guggenheim

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

1935

Accession Number

57.153

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Europe

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