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RUDOLF BAUER

 
A favorite artist of Solomon R. Guggenheim, Bauer was a prominent early figure of the non-objective art movement at the beginning of the 20th century. "Larghetto III" is among a series of early works with musically inspired titles. Guggenheim so admired the artist that he purchased more than 300 of Bauer's works, forming the foundation of his collection.
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<br>The opening of Guggenheim's Museum of Non-Objective Painting in 1939 featured work by Rudolf Bauer and Wassily Kandinsky. Classical music played in the exhibition space.
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<br>German-born Bauer worked closely with the legendary "Der Sturm" gallery in Berlin. He was also imprisoned by the Gestapo for some time because of his subversive art. He emigrated to the United States upon his release in 1939.
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<br>The influence of Bauer's work can be seen in the paintings of Jackson Pollock and Arshile Gorky, among many others. A favorite artist of Solomon R. Guggenheim, Bauer was a prominent early figure of the non-objective art movement at the beginning of the 20th century. "Larghetto III" is among a series of early works with musically inspired titles. Guggenheim so admired the artist that he purchased more than 300 of Bauer's works, forming the foundation of his collection.
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<br>The opening of Guggenheim's Museum of Non-Objective Painting in 1939 featured work by Rudolf Bauer and Wassily Kandinsky. Classical music played in the exhibition space.
<br>
<br>German-born Bauer worked closely with the legendary "Der Sturm" gallery in Berlin. He was also imprisoned by the Gestapo for some time because of his subversive art. He emigrated to the United States upon his release in 1939.
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<br>The influence of Bauer's work can be seen in the paintings of Jackson Pollock and Arshile Gorky, among many others. A favorite artist of Solomon R. Guggenheim, Bauer was a prominent early figure of the non-objective art movement at the beginning of the 20th century. "Larghetto III" is among a series of early works with musically inspired titles. Guggenheim so admired the artist that he purchased more than 300 of Bauer's works, forming the foundation of his collection.
<br>
<br>The opening of Guggenheim's Museum of Non-Objective Painting in 1939 featured work by Rudolf Bauer and Wassily Kandinsky. Classical music played in the exhibition space.
<br>
<br>German-born Bauer worked closely with the legendary "Der Sturm" gallery in Berlin. He was also imprisoned by the Gestapo for some time because of his subversive art. He emigrated to the United States upon his release in 1939.
<br>
<br>The influence of Bauer's work can be seen in the paintings of Jackson Pollock and Arshile Gorky, among many others. A favorite artist of Solomon R. Guggenheim, Bauer was a prominent early figure of the non-objective art movement at the beginning of the 20th century. "Larghetto III" is among a series of early works with musically inspired titles. Guggenheim so admired the artist that he purchased more than 300 of Bauer's works, forming the foundation of his collection.
<br>
<br>The opening of Guggenheim's Museum of Non-Objective Painting in 1939 featured work by Rudolf Bauer and Wassily Kandinsky. Classical music played in the exhibition space.
<br>
<br>German-born Bauer worked closely with the legendary "Der Sturm" gallery in Berlin. He was also imprisoned by the Gestapo for some time because of his subversive art. He emigrated to the United States upon his release in 1939.
<br>
<br>The influence of Bauer's work can be seen in the paintings of Jackson Pollock and Arshile Gorky, among many others. A favorite artist of Solomon R. Guggenheim, Bauer was a prominent early figure of the non-objective art movement at the beginning of the 20th century. "Larghetto III" is among a series of early works with musically inspired titles. Guggenheim so admired the artist that he purchased more than 300 of Bauer's works, forming the foundation of his collection.
<br>
<br>The opening of Guggenheim's Museum of Non-Objective Painting in 1939 featured work by Rudolf Bauer and Wassily Kandinsky. Classical music played in the exhibition space.
<br>
<br>German-born Bauer worked closely with the legendary "Der Sturm" gallery in Berlin. He was also imprisoned by the Gestapo for some time because of his subversive art. He emigrated to the United States upon his release in 1939.
<br>
<br>The influence of Bauer's work can be seen in the paintings of Jackson Pollock and Arshile Gorky, among many others. A favorite artist of Solomon R. Guggenheim, Bauer was a prominent early figure of the non-objective art movement at the beginning of the 20th century. "Larghetto III" is among a series of early works with musically inspired titles. Guggenheim so admired the artist that he purchased more than 300 of Bauer's works, forming the foundation of his collection.
<br>
<br>The opening of Guggenheim's Museum of Non-Objective Painting in 1939 featured work by Rudolf Bauer and Wassily Kandinsky. Classical music played in the exhibition space.
<br>
<br>German-born Bauer worked closely with the legendary "Der Sturm" gallery in Berlin. He was also imprisoned by the Gestapo for some time because of his subversive art. He emigrated to the United States upon his release in 1939.
<br>
<br>The influence of Bauer's work can be seen in the paintings of Jackson Pollock and Arshile Gorky, among many others. A favorite artist of Solomon R. Guggenheim, Bauer was a prominent early figure of the non-objective art movement at the beginning of the 20th century. "Larghetto III" is among a series of early works with musically inspired titles. Guggenheim so admired the artist that he purchased more than 300 of Bauer's works, forming the foundation of his collection.
<br>
<br>The opening of Guggenheim's Museum of Non-Objective Painting in 1939 featured work by Rudolf Bauer and Wassily Kandinsky. Classical music played in the exhibition space.
<br>
<br>German-born Bauer worked closely with the legendary "Der Sturm" gallery in Berlin. He was also imprisoned by the Gestapo for some time because of his subversive art. He emigrated to the United States upon his release in 1939.
<br>
<br>The influence of Bauer's work can be seen in the paintings of Jackson Pollock and Arshile Gorky, among many others. A favorite artist of Solomon R. Guggenheim, Bauer was a prominent early figure of the non-objective art movement at the beginning of the 20th century. "Larghetto III" is among a series of early works with musically inspired titles. Guggenheim so admired the artist that he purchased more than 300 of Bauer's works, forming the foundation of his collection.
<br>
<br>The opening of Guggenheim's Museum of Non-Objective Painting in 1939 featured work by Rudolf Bauer and Wassily Kandinsky. Classical music played in the exhibition space.
<br>
<br>German-born Bauer worked closely with the legendary "Der Sturm" gallery in Berlin. He was also imprisoned by the Gestapo for some time because of his subversive art. He emigrated to the United States upon his release in 1939.
<br>
<br>The influence of Bauer's work can be seen in the paintings of Jackson Pollock and Arshile Gorky, among many others. A favorite artist of Solomon R. Guggenheim, Bauer was a prominent early figure of the non-objective art movement at the beginning of the 20th century. "Larghetto III" is among a series of early works with musically inspired titles. Guggenheim so admired the artist that he purchased more than 300 of Bauer's works, forming the foundation of his collection.
<br>
<br>The opening of Guggenheim's Museum of Non-Objective Painting in 1939 featured work by Rudolf Bauer and Wassily Kandinsky. Classical music played in the exhibition space.
<br>
<br>German-born Bauer worked closely with the legendary "Der Sturm" gallery in Berlin. He was also imprisoned by the Gestapo for some time because of his subversive art. He emigrated to the United States upon his release in 1939.
<br>
<br>The influence of Bauer's work can be seen in the paintings of Jackson Pollock and Arshile Gorky, among many others. A favorite artist of Solomon R. Guggenheim, Bauer was a prominent early figure of the non-objective art movement at the beginning of the 20th century. "Larghetto III" is among a series of early works with musically inspired titles. Guggenheim so admired the artist that he purchased more than 300 of Bauer's works, forming the foundation of his collection.
<br>
<br>The opening of Guggenheim's Museum of Non-Objective Painting in 1939 featured work by Rudolf Bauer and Wassily Kandinsky. Classical music played in the exhibition space.
<br>
<br>German-born Bauer worked closely with the legendary "Der Sturm" gallery in Berlin. He was also imprisoned by the Gestapo for some time because of his subversive art. He emigrated to the United States upon his release in 1939.
<br>
<br>The influence of Bauer's work can be seen in the paintings of Jackson Pollock and Arshile Gorky, among many others.
Larghetto III191924 x 34 in. oil and tempera on cardboard
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Private Collection, San Francisco
A favorite artist of Solomon R. Guggenheim, Bauer was a prominent early figure of the non-objective art movement at the beginning of the 20th century. "Larghetto III" is among a series of early works with musically inspired titles. Guggenheim so admired the artist that he purchased more than 300 of Bauer's works, forming the foundation of his collection.

The opening of Guggenheim's Museum of Non-Objective Painting in 1939 featured work by Rudolf Bauer and Wassily Kandinsky. Classical music played in the exhibition space.

German-born Bauer worked closely with the legendary "Der Sturm" gallery in Berlin. He was also imprisoned by the Gestapo for some time because of his subversive art. He emigrated to the United States upon his release in 1939.

The influence of Bauer's work can be seen in the paintings of Jackson Pollock and Arshile Gorky, among many others.
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