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Burton Kramer Art

Canadian

Burton Kramer (b. 1932) explores the language of visual forms and sound. The artist trained at Yale University (M.F.A.), The Institute of Design at the Illinois Institute of Technology (BSc), The Royal College of Art, London (Fulbright Scholar) and The State University of New York. Kramer is one of Canada’s most influential graphic designers. He designed the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation logo in 1974. Kramer received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Art Directors & Designers Club, The Order of Ontario from the province, an honorary doctorate from Ontario College of Art & Design and was named a member of the Order of Canada. His work is in many private and public collections including the Royal Ontario Museum.

(Biography provided by OENO Gallery)
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Artist: Burton Kramer
Double Fugue #3 - painting, abstract, contemporary, acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
In the international world of graphic design, Burton Kramer is legendary as a visionary—a true pioneer of the modernist aesthetic. The Canadian artist expresses the same inspired vis...
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2010s Abstract Burton Kramer Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

Bourée 2BAA2 - bright, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
This lively graphic contemporary composition was painted by Burton Kramer, internationally renowned as a fine graphic designer. Kramer now expresses his modernist and minimalist aest...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

Radiant #4 - colourful, modernist, geometric abstraction, acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A bright turquoise-blue ‘sun’ draws the viewer’s eye into the center of this beautiful new composition by Burton Kramer. A modernist, Kramer’s expressive work plays with geometric sh...
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2010s Abstract Burton Kramer Art

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Acrylic, Wood Panel

Summer Song #3 - colourful, modernist, geometric abstraction, acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Modernist Burton Kramer says his lyrical compositions are "inspired by the toe-tapping, hand-clapping rhythm of music." This delightful piece—geometric shapes—squares, lines, and rec...
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2010s Abstract Burton Kramer Art

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Acrylic, Wood Panel

Moog Music 5C5Q2 - bright, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Rectangles and squares, large and small, in grey, green, red, blue and orange, dance across an orthogonal of light blue on a white ground in this canvas by Burton Kramer. The title o...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

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Acrylic, Canvas

All That Jazz No 04 - bold, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Bands, squares and rectangles in pink, mauve, aqua and black dance across a fern green ground in this horizontal acrylic on canvas. The curated, lively composition intersects music, ...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

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Acrylic, Canvas

Summer Sun 3 - colourful, modernist, geometric abstraction, acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Modernist Burton Kramer’s delightful compositions play with geometric shapes enhanced by a lively colour palette. This acrylic piece has a central square in turquoise complemented by...
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2010s Abstract Burton Kramer Art

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Acrylic, Wood Panel

Long Live Sarastro 2 - colourful, geometric abstraction, acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
In this lively painting by modernist Burton Kramer a mirrored geometric pattern is enhanced by a complimentary soft colour palette of blues, pinks, yellows, and taupe. The title ‘Fug...
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2010s Abstract Burton Kramer Art

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Acrylic, Wood Panel

Moog Music 9 - bright, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Kramer’s modern and graphic paintings express lyrical, geometric abstraction via a harmonic interplay of syncopated shapes of various sizes and colours. Trained at Yale University ...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

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Acrylic, Panel

Chorale 1 Triptych - bold, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Kramer’s modern and graphic paintings express lyrical, geometric abstraction via a harmonic interplay of syncopated shapes of various sizes and colours. Trained at Yale University (M...
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Early 2000s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

Vivace 13 - bold, colourful, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Modernist Burton Kramer finds inspiration for his abstract paintings in the beauty of music. In Vivace 13, one of a series, geometric shapes in blues, reds, greens against a sunny ye...
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2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

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Acrylic, Panel

Summer Sun 42/50 - bright, geometric pattern, silkscreen and acrylic print
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Precise rectangular and square lines and shapes in tints of yellow, green, turquoise and mauve, are an interpretation of the brilliant summer sun in this silkscreen print on paper by...
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1990s Abstract Burton Kramer Art

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Screen, Acrylic

Vivace 11 - colourful, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Modernist Burton Kramer finds inspiration for his abstract paintings in the beauty of a musical beat. In Vivace 11, one of a series, geometric shapes in bright green, golden yellow, ...
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2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic, Panel

Epiphany 6 - bold colourful, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Canadian modernist painter Burton Kramer finds inspiration for his work in the lyrical rhythm of music. Geometric shapes—rectangles, squares, and lines in complementary shades of orange, turquoise and hot pink pop against a chocolate brown background. Kramer explores the language of visual forms and sound much like the 20th century European painter Wassily Kandinsky, renowned for his experiments with colour and music. “My paintings reference dancing feet, jazz, bebop, swing, baroque and folk music...
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2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

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Acrylic, Canvas

Rondo 1 - bold colourful, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Kramer’s modern and graphic paintings express lyrical, geometric abstraction via a harmonic interplay of syncopated shapes of various sizes and colours. Trained at Yale University ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Moog Music 5D2A - bright, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Rectangles and squares, large and small, in orange, mauve, blue and more, dance across a light green ground in this vibrant acrylic painting by Burton Kramer. The title of the painti...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic, Panel

Vivace 12 - colourful, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Modernist Burton Kramer finds inspiration for his abstract paintings in the beauty of a musical beat. In Vivace 12, one of a series, geometric shapes in blues, pinks, greens and yell...
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2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic, Panel

Capriccio 2 - bright, colourful, geometric abstract, modernist, acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
In musical terms, a capriccio is a short, lively, free-form piece of music. Modernist Burton Kramer’s Capriccio 2 envisions shapes and colours inspired by beautiful music. In this way Kramer’s work is much like the 20th century European painter Wassily Kandinsky who was renowned for his experiments with colour and music. “My paintings reference dancing feet, jazz, bebop, swing, baroque and folk music...
Category

2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

TTH 10.3 - tall, narrow, playful geometric shapes, abstract acrylic on aluminum
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Modernist Burton Kramer’s colourful acrylic paintings are unique geometric compositions that express musical themes. This piece, one of a series, is a striking combination of turquoi...
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2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

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Metal

TR4 - bright, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A divided green triangle dances with a staccato of geometric shapes in mauve, rose and light blue in this lively composition by Burton Kramer. The painting is framed. Kramer traine...
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Early 2000s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

Bourée 2A1B1 - bright, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A staccato of geometric shapes in green, white and orange lights up a ground of yellow and blue in this lively composition by Burton Kramer. Like 20th-century European painter Wassil...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

Facade 1 - vivid, colourful, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Kramer’s modern and graphic paintings express lyrical, geometric abstraction via a harmonic interplay of syncopated shapes of various sizes and colors. Trained at Yale University (...
Category

2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic, Wood Panel

Radiant - colourful, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Precise vertical bands of orange, indigo and canary yellow on a green ground beat in unison in this lyrical painting by Burton Kramer. Kramer has observed that his lyrical abstractio...
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1990s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

TTH4E - colourful, modernist, playful abstract shapes, acrylic on aluminum
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Modernist Burton Kramer’s colourful acrylic paintings are unique geometric compositions that express musical themes. This piece, one of a series, is a striking combination of turquoi...
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2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Metal

Contredance 10A - bright, geometric abstraction, modernist acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A staccato of geometric shapes in orange, indigo, blue and more dance on a ground of turquoise in this lively composition by Burton Kramer. Like 20th century European painter Wassi...
Category

2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic, Wood Panel

Contradance 1 - dynamic, geometric abstraction, modernist acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Lyrical, geometric shapes in violet, pink, yellow, orange and green dance on a steel blue ground in this composition by Burton Kramer. Trained at Yale University (MFA), The Institu...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Oasis 7 - vivid, colourful geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Horizontal bands of lemon yellow, rose pink and green float on a periwinkle ground in this acrylic painting by Burton Kramer. The poised geometric composition is a meditation on the ...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

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Acrylic, Panel

Chorale No 4 - bright, geometric abstraction, modernist acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Vertical bars of sky blue march out from a rectangle packed with yellow and hot orange in this dynamic composition by Burton Kramer. The apt title of this acrylic on canvas reveals t...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

Crescendo 1 - bright, colorful geometric abstract, contemporary acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Bands of light, blue green orange and red are stacked at angles, intersecting like shards from a kaleidoscope in this acrylic by Burton Kramer. The apt title of this dynamic composit...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

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Acrylic, Panel

Purple Rose Song - colourful, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Precisely painted orthogonal shapes in tints of turquoise, green, violet and indigo are composed in dynamic balance by Burton Kramer. The apt title of this acrylic on panel reveals ...
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2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic, Panel

Fugue #2 - vivid, colourful, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Slim vertical bands of lime green, sky blue, turquoise, pink and cerise repeat in a mirrored pattern and appear optically to move back and forth on the violet and maroon ground. The ...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

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Acrylic, Wood Panel

Oasis 4/4 - vivid, colourful geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Horizontal bands of fire-orange, rose pink, mauve and turquoise float on a ground of rust orange in this acrylic canvas by Burton Kramer. The poised geometric composition is a medita...
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Early 2000s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

Line Dance 3B - colourful, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Rectangles and squares in deep rose, sky blue, moss green, light orange and red dance across a ground of chocolate brown in this lively painting by Burton Kramer. The title of the painting refers to line dancing...
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Early 2000s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

Garden Music - colourful, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A staccato of fine horizontal and vertical dashes in crimson, white and turquoise light up a horizontal composition of pastel blue, pink, yellow and green on a blue-slate ground in t...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic, Panel

Line Dance 6 - colourful, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A staccato of precisely rendered geometric shapes in crimson, orange, yellow, white and mauve light up a violet ground in this square format acrylic on canvas. This fresh, lively composition titled "Line Dance...
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Early 2000s Abstract Burton Kramer Art

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Acrylic

Contradanse 1.1 - bright, geometric abstraction, modernist acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Kramer’s modern and graphic paintings express lyrical, geometric abstraction via a harmonic interplay of syncopated shapes of various sizes and colors. In his work, Burton Kramer b...
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2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

All That Jazz 2 - bright, geometric shapes, modernist, abstract acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A staccato of small squares, rectangles and fine horizontal and vertical dashes in violet, orange, green, yellow and pink, scatter across a large white square that is further framed ...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

Syncopation 2 - bright, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Kramer’s modern and graphic paintings express lyrical, geometric abstraction via a harmonic interplay of syncopated shapes of various sizes and colors. This work includes primary and...
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Early 2000s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

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Canvas, Acrylic Polymer

All That Jazz 5.2 - bright, geometric abstraction, modernist acrylic on board
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Kramer’s modern and graphic paintings express lyrical, geometric abstraction via a harmonic interplay of syncopated shapes of various sizes and colours. Trained at Yale University (M...
Category

2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

All That Jazz No 03 - bright, geometric abstraction, modernist acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Bands, squares and rectangles in fire red, orange, mauve, aqua and orange dance across a fern green ground in this horizontal acrylic on canvas. The curated, lively composition inter...
Category

2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

TTH 6.3 Trio - tall, playful geometric shapes, abstract acrylic on aluminum
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Kramer’s modern and graphic paintings express lyrical, geometric abstraction via a harmonic interplay of syncopated shapes of various sizes and colours. Trained at Yale University ...
Category

2010s Abstract Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Metal

Circus 1 - colourful, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Curated squares, rectangles and fine horizontal and vertical stripes in pink, cherry, pumpkin, greens and teal dance across a rust ground in this acrylic painting on panel. This geom...
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Early 2000s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Panel, Acrylic

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