Dahmen, Karl Fred

KARL FRED DAHMEN Untitled, 1971 - Signed

Sku: YY4794-B
Artist: Karl Fred Dahmen
Title: Untitled
Year: 1971
Signed: Yes
Medium: Etching
Paper Size: 41.75 x 25 inches ( 106.045 x 63.5 cm )
Image Size: 34.25 x 19.5 inches ( 86.995 x 49.53 cm )
Edition Size: Unknown
Framed: No
Condition: B: Very Good Condition, with signs of handling or age
Supplemental Condition Information: Horizontal crease through top part of image and border as well as small paper breaks throughout border

Additional Details: This untitled abstract work by artist Fred Karl Dahmen, published in 1971, is a compelling example of his exploration of form and space. The composition features dark forms set against a stark white background, creating a striking visual contrast. The white wall-like background is intersected by lines that bisect the composition halfway vertically and three-quarters of the way horizontally from the top, adding a geometric element to the piece. In the darker area of the composition, there is a notable form that appears to be intentionally crafted by the artist, featuring six small openings. These openings break up the solid dark form, adding depth and intrigue to the work. The interplay of light and shadow, combined with the precise placement of lines and forms, creates a sense of movement and complexity within the piece.