Mazzoleni London is proud to present Hans Hartung and Art Informel, which will open to the public on the 1 October 2019 and continue until the 18 January 2020. Collating artworks from four decades, the exhibition will focus on a selection of Hartung’s paintings shown in context with early post-war works by some of the most important artists within the Art Informel movement.
Hans Hartung is a renowned figure within the Art Informel movement and of gestural abstract painting. The London exhibition will examine the origins of Hartung’s work and investigate the diverse circle of artists present in Paris during the 50s and 60s. Works by artists such as Giuseppe Capogrossi; Hisao Domoto; Jean Fautrier; Toshimitsu Imai; Henri Michaux; Georges Mathieu; Serge Poliakoff; Jean-Paul Riopelle; Gérard Schneider; Pierre Soulages; Wols and Zao Wou-Ki, will be presented to elucidate the artistic relationships that embraced tachisme and lyrical abstraction.
The works displayed in Hans Hartung and Art Informel will bear witness to a time that challenged the very pillars of artistic tradition and laid the foundations of the birth of a new modern age. The exhibition will be accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue with an essay in English and Italian by Alan Montgomery.