Ibrahim Salahi: Reborn Sounds of Childhood Dreams I, 1961–5

On this painting on cotton, one could see different shapes and the use of colour is mainly quite dark and sober. The ghostly figures are merging together and are separate at the same time. Long, stretched lines and shapes, dark colours, dripping paint and little to no space is to be seen on this painting….

Alfred Manessier: NUIT D’ÉTÉ, 1956

This abstract, oil on canvas painting,  is called Nuit D’été, which in English means: summer night. The painter has used different kinds of colours and shapes to portray this. Horizontal and vertical black stripes, different vibrant colours to contrast the stripes, different shapes (round, square) are to be seen here as well. There is no…

Karl Schrag: Night Sounds of a Brook, 1977

On this mono print with gouache additions, one could see different lines and colours. The background is made up of mainly black. When connecting the shapes with the title, one could say that a creek is portrayed here. Dark background, light lines, not a lot of colours and creating of space can be found in…

Bernard Brett: The Royal Pavilion, Brighton, 1974

On this lithograph, The Royal Pavilion of Brighton is portrayed. The Pavilion is kept dark which creates a contrast with the bright red, pink sky. The lines and shapes are both horizontal as vertical and are very detailed. The use of the dark colours of the Pavilion,  create a vibrant red sky. The contrast creates…