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The Struggle between Light and Dark
Auguste Herbin
1939

The Struggle between Light and Dark

Auguste Herbin was a French artist belonging to the group working with constructivist painting after the Second World War. The constructivists based their paintings on geometric shapes and hoped thereby to create an art that could be understood by everyone, irrespective of background.

Combat Clair-obscur means the struggle between light and shade. The term clair-obscur is used in painting of an emphasised difference between illuminated and shaded areas. Combat Clair-obscur is a completely abstract painting, and the clair-obscur effect arises from the juxtaposition of complementary colours.

Startår: 
1939
Materiale: 
Oil on canvas, mounted on canvas
Nettomål: 
160,5 x 100,0 cm
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