Composition with Rectangles and Circles on Black Ground by by Sophie Taeuber Arp was created in 1931. The painting is in Kunstmuseum Basel. The size of the work is 64,5 x 92 cm and is made as an oil on canvas.
About the Artist: Swiss artist, painter, sculptor, textile designer Sophie Taeuber-Arp was born in Davos. She studied textile design at the trade school in St. Gallen. She then moved on to the workshop of Wilhelm von Debschitz in Munich. From 1916 to 1929, Taeuber was an instructor at Zürich Kunstgewerbeschule in Switzerland, teaching embroidery and design classes. Her textile and graphic works from around 1916 through the 1920s are among the earliest Constructivist works. These sophisticated geometric abstractions reflect a subtle understanding of the interplay between colour and form… Read more