Schwarze Zumalung, Arnulf Rainer
Arnulf Rainer
Schwarze Zumalung
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Arnulf Rainer

Schwarze Zumalung, 1960


Dimensions
124.0 x 125.0 cm
Physical Description
Oil on hardboard
Inventory Number
SG 1255
Acquisition
Acquired in 1984 as a gift from Josef Buchmann
Status
Not on display

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About the Acquisition

The real estate agent Josef Buchmann is one of the Main metropolis’s most dedicated art patrons – in 2011 he received the Frankfurt plaquette of honour. He has provided more than 300 scholarships for study in Frankfurt and Tel Aviv and funded children’s aid organisations and hospitals in both cities. Buchmann came to war-ravaged Frankfurt as an orphan at the age of fourteen. In the early 1950s he founded the Varieté Imperial, a cabaret which hosting Josephine Baker, among others. He launched his first major real estate projects in 1965.

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Schwarze Zumalung (Original Title)
Title Translation
Solid Black
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on hardboard
Material
Technique

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© Arnulf Rainer, Foto: U. Edelmann
Acquisition
Acquired in 1984 as a gift from Josef Buchmann

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif

Iconclass

Primary
  • 0 Abstract, Non-representational Art
  • 49D38 other planimetric figures not meant or mentioned above
  • 22C4(BLACK) colours, pigments, and paints: black

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Last update

14.10.2021