Hamburger Kunsthalle receives gift of David Novros’ largest portable mural

Hamburger Kunsthalle receives gift of David Novros’ largest portable mural

Prof. Dr. Alexander Klar, Director of the Hamburger Kunsthalle, accepted David Novros’s large-format work Four Seasons (1974) yesterday from the Lafrenz family as a gift from their collection to mark the artist’s 80th birthday on 8 August. David Novros, who was born in Los Angeles in 1941 and today lives in New York, counts among the most important American painters of his generation. His works can be found in the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, in the Art Institute in Chicago and in The Menil Collec­tion in Houston. »I would like to express my sincere thanks to the Lafrenz family for the donation of David Novros’s outstanding work Four Seasons. The gift is also a site-specific stroke of luck for the Hamburger Kunsthalle. Novros’s pictorial inventions rely on the interplay between structure, proportion,
Prof. Dr. Alexander Klar, Director of the Hamburger Kunsthalle, accepted David Novros’s large-format work Four Seasons (1974) yesterday from the Lafrenz family as a gift from their collection to mark the artist’s 80th birthday on 8 August. David Novros, who was born in Los Angeles in 1941 and today lives in New York, counts among the most important American painters of his generation. His works can be found in the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, in the Art Institute in Chicago and in The Menil Collec­tion in Houston. »I would like to express my sincere thanks to the Lafrenz family for the donation of David Novros’s outstanding work Four Seasons. The gift is also a site-specific stroke of luck for the Hamburger Kunsthalle. Novros’s pictorial inventions rely on the interplay between structure, proportion,