Artist Birthdays September 21 – HANS HARTUNG

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HANS HARTUNG (September 21, 1904 – December 8, 1989)

  • Nationality: German-French
  • Field: Painting, printmaking
  • ARTiFact: In World War II he served with the French Foreign Legion – he was seriously wounded, losing a leg in battle.
  • Artist Quote: “Our position to life changes because life itself is constantly changing. So that there is always something else to express, you’re always trying to go one step further. You enjoy painting as you enjoy life. You can’t stop.”
  • Notable Artwork (shown below): Composition T:51-10, 1951.

Hans Hartung. Composition T:51-10. 1951.

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