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White Monochromes

Alphonse Allais:
"Première communion de jeunes filles
chlorotiques par un temps de neige," 1883.

Kazimir Malevich:
Suprematist Composition
(White On White), 1915

Man Ray: Sans Titre, 1927

Alberto Burri: Bianco, 1952

Enrico Donati: White to white, 1953


Jasper Johns: White Flag, 1955

Bram Bogart: Terre Blanche, 1959

Georges Vantongerloo:
Construction des Rapports
des Volumes Émanentes
du Carré Inscrit et du Carré
Circonscrit d'un Cercle,

Léon Tutundjian:
Sans Titre, 1929

Ben Nicholson: Relief, 1934

Fausto Melotti:
Sculpture Nr. 16, 1935

Louise Nevelson: Construction, 1958

Enea Ferrari:
Serie 037, No. 1490, 1958



Henk Peeters: Sneeuwballen, 1961

Jan Schoonhoven: RS 62-13, 1962

Günther Uecker: Weiße Mühle, 1964

Robert Rauschenberg: White Painting (3 Panels), 1951

François Morellet: Par Derrière à Trois, 1986

Robert Morris: 2 Slabs, 1962



Günter Brus: Ana, 1964

Rudolf Schwarzkogler, 1965

Michel Journiac, 1970

Charles Ray: Unpainted Sculpture, 1997

Michio Yoshihara, 1956

Robert Ryman, Untitled, 1958

Piero Manzoni: Achrome, 1958

Jo Baer: Untitled, 1966-1974

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Regency, San Francisco, 1992

Karin Sander, 1992

Sylvie Fleurie, 1994

Xavier Veilhan: Sans Titre (Machine Tournante), 1994

To add: Milk pieces (Andres Serrano, Wolfgang Laib, Karsten Nicolai)

"An empty canvas, apparently really empty, that says nothing and is without significance. Almost dull, in fact. In reality, however, crammed with thousands of undertone tensions and full of expectancy. Slightly apprehensive lest it should be outraged ... It can contain anything but cannot sustain everything ... An empty canvas is a living wonder -- much more beautiful than many pictures."

Wassily Kandinsky