© ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2024. Image credit: Hiscox Collection

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Bernard Frize is a French artist living and working in Paris in an abstract, non-representational and geometric style. Near the end of the 1970s, Frize decided to devote himself to painting. Any other decisions he left in large part to the idiosyncrasies of the medium. The strong horizontal stripes of colour within this particular work explicitly convey how Frize reduces the act of painting to its most simple and material elements.

Hiscox Collection







acrylic & resin on canvas


H 180 x W 160 cm

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purchased from Galerie Perrotin, 2005

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