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Auction archive: Lot number 24

OTTO MORACH (1887-1973) GEHE IM BALLY

Graphic Design
19 May 2022
Estimate
US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 24

OTTO MORACH (1887-1973) GEHE IM BALLY

Graphic Design
19 May 2022
Estimate
US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

OTTO MORACH (1887-1973) GEHE IM BALLY SCHUH. 1928. 50x36 1/2 inches, 127x92 3/4 cm. Klausfelder, Vevey. Condition B+: replaced loss in upper left corner; repaired tears at edges, some into image; minor creases and abrasions at edges and in image. Morach trained as a schoolteacher before studying painting in Bern. He went on to study in Paris, Munich, Dresden and Berlin. Back in Switzerland, he joined the Dadaists, Janco, Arp and Picabia exhibiting in the group Das Neue Leben. In addition to his painting, he was also a pioneer of work for puppet theaters with Sophie Taeuber-Arp He designed fewer than ten posters, each with a decidedly modernist approach. His sense of style, with its Art Deco, Cubist and Bauhaus influence, permeates his posters as well as his paintings and puppet design. L'Affiche Art Deco p. 274 (var).

Auction archive: Lot number 24
Auction:
Datum:
19 May 2022
Auction house:
Swann Galleries, Inc.
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY 10010
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)212 2544710
+1 (0)212 9791017
Beschreibung:

OTTO MORACH (1887-1973) GEHE IM BALLY SCHUH. 1928. 50x36 1/2 inches, 127x92 3/4 cm. Klausfelder, Vevey. Condition B+: replaced loss in upper left corner; repaired tears at edges, some into image; minor creases and abrasions at edges and in image. Morach trained as a schoolteacher before studying painting in Bern. He went on to study in Paris, Munich, Dresden and Berlin. Back in Switzerland, he joined the Dadaists, Janco, Arp and Picabia exhibiting in the group Das Neue Leben. In addition to his painting, he was also a pioneer of work for puppet theaters with Sophie Taeuber-Arp He designed fewer than ten posters, each with a decidedly modernist approach. His sense of style, with its Art Deco, Cubist and Bauhaus influence, permeates his posters as well as his paintings and puppet design. L'Affiche Art Deco p. 274 (var).

Auction archive: Lot number 24
Auction:
Datum:
19 May 2022
Auction house:
Swann Galleries, Inc.
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY 10010
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)212 2544710
+1 (0)212 9791017
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