Composition in Blue and Red, 1955
Artist: Robert Breer*
Oil on canvas, 51 x 35 inches
Signed and dated on verso
Born in Detroit, MI, in 1926, Breer attended Stanford where he made the switch from engineering to art. He spent a few years in France painting large geometric abstract paintings. In 1959, Breer shifted his focus from painting to film production.
This painting will be exhibited and travel with the show Americans in Paris: Artist’s Working in Postwar France 1946-1962. This exhibition is being mounted by the Grey Art Gallery at NYU. The exhibition dates are February 26–July 20, 2024 at the Grey Art Gallery, September 3, 2024–January 5, 2025, at the Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA., and, February 11–June 1, 2025 at The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery.
*Aaron Galleries is the exclusive US representative for Robert Breer.