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Willi Baumeister (German, 1889–1955)
Kessaua-Aru, 1955
Oil on board
38 3/4 × 50 1/2 in. (98.43 × 128.27 cm) framed: 40 1/2 × 52 1/2 in. (102.87 × 133.35 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Harry Lynde Bradley M1962.1134
Photo credit: P. Richard Eells
©2010 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Not Currently on View

Publication History
Ketner, Joseph D. Witness of Phenomenon. Group Zero and the Development of New Media in Postwar European Art. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017, p. 24, fig. 1.4, b&w illus.

Schmidt, Karl-Joann and Brigitte Reinhardt. Willi Baumeister zum 100. Geburtstag. Stuttgart: Ed. Cantz, 1989, p. 217, cat. 115, color illus.

Isaac Delgado Museum of Art. Selections from the Collection of Mrs. Harry Lynde Bradley. New Orleans: Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, 1969, cat. 44.

Milwaukee Art Center. The Collection of Mrs. Harry Lynde Bradley. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Center, 1968, cat. 29, b/w illus. p. 34.

Milwaukee Sentinel, April 12, 1963, color illus.

Grohmann, Will. Willi Baumeister, Leben und Werk. Cologne: M. DuMont Schauberg, 1963, p. 345, no. 1591.
Exhibition History
Willi Baumeister zum 100. Geburtstag, Nationalgalerie SMPK, Berlin, April 7, 1989–June 30, 1989.

Selections from the Bradley Collection, Paine Art Center, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, June 1970.

Selections from the Mrs. Harry Lynde Bradley Collection, Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, New Orleans, November 7, 1969–January 4, 1970; Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, January 19–February 22, 1970.

The Collection of Mrs. Harry Lynde Bradley, Milwaukee Art Center, October 25, 1968–February 23, 1969.

This information is subject to change as the result of ongoing research.