"Yves Klein and Andy Warhol: Fire Paintings and Oxidation Paintings"

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Courtesy Skarstedt Gallery
Yves Klein, Peinture De Feu Sans Titre (F 5), circa 1961
Skarstedt inaugurates its Chelsea location with a selection of abstract paintings by Klein and Warhol—created, respectively, with fire and urine. Klein used a blowtorch to burn patterns on paper, forming overall compositions, while Warhol peed on a canvas painted with copper-infused pigments, resulting in gestural trails of patination meant to send up Abstract Expressionism.
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