Austrian artist, Friedensrich Hundertwasser (1928-2000) paints eye-catching distortions and patterns in vibrant palettes based on Art Nouveau principles. Having lost 69 Jewish relatives during the Nazi rule, eventually he designed the Peace Flag for the Near East in 1978. Both Vienna and Syria decorated him with their Gold Medals of Honor. Often compared to Klimt and Schiele, the decorative and technical aspects of work flames controversy among critics yet he is exceedingly popular with people.
This collotype print was produced in an unknown edition size.
This fine art print is produced using the collotype process, a meticulous printing process that produces extraordinarily detailed reproductions with unparalleled color depth and range. Although collotype printing was replaced by the offset lithography press for commercial printing, it is still used by some fine art printers because of its unique ability to capture microscopic detail and tonal gradations.