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Hans Richter, b.1888

Simple Gestures1957

Simple Gestures is a 1957 work by Hans Richter. It is not currently on display in IMMA. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumSeriograph with collage
Dimensions89 x 29.5 cm Framed: 97.5 x 36 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, Novak/O'Doherty Collection, 2008
Item NumberIMMA.2218
Not on view
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Hans Richter, Simple Gestures, 1957, Seriograph with collage, 89 x 29.5 cm Framed: 97.5 x 36 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, Novak/O'Doherty Collection, 2008

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About the Artist

Hans Richter 1888–1976

German artist and experimental filmmaker Hans Richter (1888-1976) studied at the Academy of Art, Berlin. Richter moved to Zurich in 1916 where he became involved with the Dada movement. From 1918, he collaborated with Viking Eggeling to produce his first experimental films. Richter moved to New York in 1941. A member of the American Abstract Artists Group, he also taught at the City College of New York. Richter’s work is represented in major public collections, including The National Gallery, Berlin; Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, and MoMA, New York. — View Artist »