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Burton Kramer Art

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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.

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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 (...
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2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic, Wood Panel

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

Divertimento - colourful, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Modernist Burton Kramer’s colourful acrylic paintings are unique geometric compositions that express musical themes. This piece is a striking combination of vivid colours—blues, yell...
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2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

Bouree 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 light up a ground of yellow and blue in this lively composition by Burton Kramer. Like 20th century European painter Wassi...
Category

2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Oasis No 5 - 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 carrot orange. The poised composition in this acrylic painting is a meditation on the intersectio...
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1990s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Garden Music
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 colors framed in slate blue in this composition by Burto...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic, Panel

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

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

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic Polymer

Fanfare 7 - bright, geometric shapes, modernist, abstract, acrylic on canvas
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Modernist Burton Kramer’s colourful acrylic paintings are unique geometric compositions that express musical themes. This piece is a striking combination of turquoise, gray, hot pink...
Category

2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic, Panel

Hip-Hopp'n 8A - 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 colours. This painting vibrates with t...
Category

2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Grey, Turquoise, Lime "Skinny" abstract painting (TTH 9)
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Geometric shapes in purple, sky blue and green with highlights of mauve form a lyrical patchwork in this unique painting by Burton Kramer. The vertical composition is reminiscent of ...
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2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Metal

Turquoise "Skinny" (TTH 10.3)
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Geometric shapes in turquoise blue, pink, and sky blue with highlights of red and green form a lyrical patchwork in this unique painting by Burton Kramer. The vertical composition is...
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2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Metal

Southern "Skinny" - peach, blue, purple (TTH 10.2)
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Geometric shapes in peach, robin egg blue and purple with highlights of Kelly green form a lyrical patchwork in this unique painting by Burton Kramer. The vertical composition is rem...
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2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Metal

TTH4E - vertical abstract contemporary for small spaces
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Geometric shapes in turquoise, sky blue and rust with highlight of pale pink form a lyrical patchwork in this unique painting on aluminum panel by Burton Kramer. The vertical composi...
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2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Metal

TTH3J2
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Geometric shapes and narrow lines in lilac, sky blue and gold with highlights of yellow form a lyrical patchwork in this unique painting on aluminum panel by Burton Kramer. The verti...
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2010s 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

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

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

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

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...
Category

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 ...
Category

2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic, Panel

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...
Category

2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic, 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...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Cantata 4 - bright, geometric abstraction, modernist acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Three bands of indigo are enlivened by a stacatto of fine dashes and orthogonals in crimson, white and gray in this lyrical composition by Burton Kramer. This precise yet lively comp...
Category

2010s Abstract Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic, Panel

TTH 2A
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Rectangles of moss green, pumpkin orange, rust, turquoise, red and cerise, dance and overlap in this unique painting on a narrow aluminum panel by Burton Kramer. The composition cont...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Metal

Line Dance 6
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A stacatto 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 com...
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Early 2000s Abstract Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic

Pink Hearts 29/70 unframed - playful, geometric pattern, silkscreen print
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Small pink hearts in a precise geometric design on a green ground create an optical pattern of concentric squares. This square serigraph (silkscreen) is an elegant yet playful image,...
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1970s Abstract Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Screen

Cirque 1
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...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

The Big Guy Dances
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A staccato of small squares, rectangles and fine horizontal and vertical lines in cerise, orange, greens, yellow and pink, dance across a steel blue square on a very light blue groun...
Category

2010s Abstract Geometric 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 ...
Category

2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic, Wood Panel

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 ...
Category

2010s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

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 ...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

TTH Trio (1A 1B 1C)
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Curated narrow bands and small rectangles of complementary colors -- rose, turquoise, crimson, moss green, pumpkin orange and Prussian blue -- dance on three aluminum panels in this ...
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Early 2000s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Metal

Summer Sun
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Strategically curated rectangular and square lines and shapes in tints of yellow, green, turquoise and mauve, are an interpretation of the brilliant summer sun in this 29 inch high s...
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1990s Abstract Geometric Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Paper, Printer's Ink

Springsong - colourful, geometric abstraction, modernist, acrylic on panel
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Like a musical score, this composition of overlapping horizontal bars sprinkled strategically with tiny squares -- in tones and tints of blue, green, yellow, maroon and grey -- moves...
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2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic, Board

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...
Category

2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

TTH 6.3 Trio
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 Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Metal

Fanfare No 6 - vivid, colourful, geometric abstract, modernist, acrylic on paper
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Burton Kramer's modern and graphic paintings express lyrical, geometric abstraction via a harmonic interplay of syncopated shapes of various sizes and colours. In his work, he blends...
Category

2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Acrylic, Panel

TTH 6.4 Trio
By Burton Kramer
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Triptych on aluminum. Kramer’s modern and graphic paintings express lyrical, geometric abstraction via a harmonic interplay of syncopated shapes of various sizes and colours. Tra...
Category

2010s Abstract Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Metal

All That Jazz #4
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 (MF...
Category

2010s Contemporary Burton Kramer Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic Polymer

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

Acrylic, Canvas

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