François Morellet – In Coherent

‘All my work is about doing as little as possible and making the fewest possible arbitrary decisions.’–François Morellet

François Morellet (1926 – 2016), was a self-taught painter, sculptor, and installation artist. The artist’s inaugural exhibition with Hauser & Wirth, New York ‘François Morellet. In Coherent,’ includes abstract geometric pieces and neon works developed over a career spanning more than six decades.

Design and Style Report image, François Morellet artwork at Hauser & Wirth New York
Un Tableau 78°-12° et un angle droit en néon + fil électrique 8°-98°, 1992 acrylic on canvas on wood, argon tube, high-voltage cable and transformer. (This artwork is all white but the lighting in the room makes it appear orange)
Design and Style Report image, François Morellet neon artwork at Hauser & Wirth New York
Rouge pair – Bleu impair no° 5, 2012 eleven red neon tubes and 9 argon tubes, acrylic on canvas
Design and Style Report image, François Morellet artwork at Hauser & Wirth New York
Entre deux mers no° 3, 2013 acrylic on canvas on wood and brushed stainless steel
Design and Style Report image, François Morellet artwork at Hauser & Wirth New York
Entre deux mers no° 2, 2013 acrylic on canvas on wood and brushed stainless steel
Design and Style Report image, François Morellet artwork at Hauser & Wirth New York
4 morceaux d’un carré (tableau) assemblés 2 par 2 perpendiculairement à l’aide d’un seul clou, 1984 acrylic on wood
Design and Style Report image, François Morellet artwork at Hauser & Wirth New York
Icy climbing beam 45°, 45°, 45°, 2003 industrial white lacquer on MDF
Design and Style Report image, François Morellet artwork at Hauser & Wirth New York
Angle droit (fer plat) et sa bissectrice (miroir), 1982 mirror and flat iron
Design and Style Report image, François Morellet artwork at Hauser & Wirth New York
Carrés et triangles rouges et bleus, 1953 oil on wood
Design and Style Report image, François Morellet artwork at Hauser & Wirth New York
36 trames de tirets pivotées au centre, 1960 oil on wood

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