Friday, May 14, 2010

Sergi Poliakoff - Composition 1954

Sergi Polliakoff (1900-1969) - Composition 1954
France Stamp Issued 1988
Lille - Musee des Beaux Arts

Born in Russia, this artist began his career as a figurative artist before turning to abstract art when he lived in France in the 1930s and 1940s.  This work is typical of his abstract work, with relatively bright ochre colours in irregular shapes.

The artist became a French citizen in 1962.

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