Skip to main content

Hans Burkhardt

Swiss, 1904-1994

Hans Gustav Burkhardt was a Swiss-American abstract expressionist artist. He was born on December 20, 1904, in Basel. Burkhardt’s paintings of the 1930s are part of the genesis of American abstract expressionism. He moved to Los Angeles in 1937 and represented the most significant bridge between New York and Los Angeles. He brought with him many of the nascent ideas of abstract expressionist painting that had been swirling among New York's artists, foremost among them, Arshile Gorky and Willem de Kooning. Working independently in Los Angeles, Burkhardt's experimental investigative approach parallelled and in many instances anticipated the development of modern and contemporary art in New York and Europe. His unique role as an important American painter is affirmed by the constant interest and continuing reassessment afforded his work. In 1992, Burkhardt was honored as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His works are displayed across many museums, including the British Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and Norton Simon Museum. Burkhardt died on April 22, 1994, in Los Angeles.

(Biography provided by Antonio's Bella Casa)
Applied Filters1 result
Creator:Hans Burkhardt
1
to
Item Location
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
8
5,188
2,193
1,592
1,558
Original, Hans Burkhardt, 1962 Pastel Artwork
By Hans Burkhardt
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Signed and dated, abstract figurative, acrylic and pastel artwork on paper by important American artist, Hans Burkhardt (1904-1994). From Wikipedia: "When he moved to Los Angeles in...
Category

1960s American Vintage Hans Burkhardt

Materials

Paper, Acrylic

Related Items
Original, Mel Bochner Artwork
By Mel Bochner
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Category

2010s North American Hans Burkhardt

Materials

Paper

1962, Cleve Gray Oil Painting
By Cleve Gray
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Category

1960s American Vintage Hans Burkhardt

Materials

Canvas

Signed, 1970's Collage Artwork
By Stephen Edlich 1
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Category

1970s American Vintage Hans Burkhardt

Materials

Canvas, Jute, Paper

Signed, 1968, Billy Al Bengston Artwork
By Billy Al Bengston
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Category

1960s American Vintage Hans Burkhardt

Materials

Aluminum, Polyester, Lacquer

Original, Contemporary, Abstract Painting
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Category

2010s Italian Hans Burkhardt

Materials

Gesso, Plaster, Wood, Lacquer

Original Midcentury Abstract Painting
By Vincent Cavallaro
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Category

1960s American Vintage Hans Burkhardt

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Original, 1980 Oil Painting
By George McNeil
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Category

1980s American Vintage Hans Burkhardt

Materials

Canvas

Signed, Original, Italian Abstract Painting
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Hans Burkhardt

Materials

Acrylic, Wood

Contemporary, Original, Hunt Slonem Painting
By Hunt Slonem
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Category

2010s American Hans Burkhardt

Materials

Wood

Original, Abstract, 1963 Oil Painting
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Category

1960s American Vintage Hans Burkhardt

Materials

Canvas

Original, Registered, Sam Francis Painting
By Sam Francis
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Category

1970s American Vintage Hans Burkhardt

Materials

Acrylic, Paper

Original, 1980s, Sumi Ink Drawing
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Category

Late 20th Century American Hans Burkhardt

Previously Available Items
Original, Hans Burkhardt Painting
By Hans Burkhardt
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Large, signed and dated, oil-on-canvas, abstract painting, "Shangrila", by notable, Swiss born, American artist, Hans Burkhardt.
Category

1970s American Vintage Hans Burkhardt

Materials

Canvas

  • Original, Hans Burkhardt Painting
  • Original, Hans Burkhardt Painting
  • Original, Hans Burkhardt Painting
  • Original, Hans Burkhardt Painting
H 50 in. W 60 in. D 1.75 in.

Hans Burkhardt Furniture for sale on 1stDibs.

Hans Burkhardt Furniture is available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive items are frequently made of Acrylic and are designed with extraordinary care. In our collection of Hans Burkhardt furniture there are many options to choose from, although brown editions of this piece are particularly popular. In-stock we have 1 vintage editions of these items, while there is also 0 modern edition to choose from. If you are looking for additional options, many customers also consider Furniture by Hugo Weber Furniture, Robert Springfels Furniture and John Konstantin Hansegger Furniture. The prices for Hans Burkhardt Furniture may vary depending upon size, time period and other attributes. The price for these items starts at $14,500 and tops out at $14,500, while pieces like these can sell for $14,500 on average.