Helles Doppelquadrat. 1962. Oil on canvas , in studio frame. Verso of canvas signed, dated and with direction arrow. Verso of stretcher once more signed and dated, as well as titled and inscribed with direction arrows and dimensions. Diagonal: 47 x 47 cm (18.5 x 18.5 in). [FS].
We are grateful to Dr. Jakob Bill, max, binia + jakob bill foundation, Adligenswil, Switzerland, for the kind support in cataloging this lot.
PROVENANCE: Hanover Gallery, London (fragments of the label). Galerie Schröer, Krefeld (verso with the label). Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia.
"it has been proven that artworks impact people. it is my aim to evoke something positive in the observer, such as vitality, calm, concentration or harmony, through colors, atmopshere and composition." M.Bill, quote from: Max Bill. Eine Einführung in sein Werk und Schaffen von Eugen Gomringer. Released by Deutschen Bank AG, Frankfurt a. M. 1984, p. 7