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Peter Klasen

Peter Klasen

Germany • Born in: 1935

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German painter, photographer and sculptor Peter Klasen was born in Lübeck in 1935.

Peter Klasen grew up in a family sensitive to the arts: his uncle Karl Christian Klasen, a student of Otto Dix, was a landscape and portrait expressionist painter and his grand-father, a philanthropist and art collector, introduced him to many painters who were friends of their family. Peter Klasen started drawing and paining at a very young age. He learns the techniques of lithography and the airbrushing. He reads Dostoyevsky, Kafka and Thomas Mann and he is touched by their books.

Industrial themes mark his work. one can discover in his paintings elements such as pressure gauges, metal locks, tarpaulin sheets for trucks and cars, hoses for hydraulic circuits. Logos, numbers and pictures from magazines or posters are also present in his paintings.

A master of contrast, he is fascinated by the hostility of the modern city and by the representations of the body as merchandise.

Peter Klasen has recently started to produce prints, and thus the new figuration or the narrative figuration have entered the Lacan collection, adding to its diversity. We can discover the artist's interest in our society in his aquagravures. Industrial themes, body image, objects of consumption, advertisements, vehicles paintings etc - they all meet in his works that becomes a critical reflection of our social environment.

"Reality is no different than what I show you" - Peter Klasen

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Peter Klasen, Haute tension flêches N/3, Print

Peter Klasen

Haute tension flêches N/3, 1997 61 x 50 cm Print

€500

Our recommendations Peter Klasen, M.50, Painting

Peter Klasen

M.50, 1991 65 x 50 cm Painting

€10,500

Our recommendations Peter Klasen, Hommage a Fernand Leger, Print

Peter Klasen

Hommage a Fernand Leger, 2019 75 x 54 x 1 cm Print

€1,200

Our recommendations Peter Klasen, Ferrari, Print

Peter Klasen

Ferrari, 2015 76 x 56 x 2 cm Print

€1,200

Our recommendations Peter Klasen, Marignan, Print

Peter Klasen

Marignan, 1988 72 x 58 cm Print

€600

Peter Klasen, Manette/G/fond rouge, Print

Peter Klasen

Manette/G/fond rouge, 1997 61 x 50 cm Print

€500

Peter Klasen, SE 7 fond jaune, Print

Peter Klasen

SE 7 fond jaune, 1991 100 x 76 cm Print

€750

Peter Klasen, 11e prix Jacques-Goddet, Print

Peter Klasen

11e prix Jacques-Goddet, 2015 45 x 31 cm Print

€490

Our recommendations Peter Klasen, Sans titre, Print

Peter Klasen

Sans titre, 1974 50 x 65 x 0.1 cm Print

€550

Peter Klasen, Sans titre (48), Print

Peter Klasen

Sans titre (48), 1997 50 x 70 cm Print

€500

Peter Klasen, Parking 2000 (47), Print

Peter Klasen

Parking 2000 (47), 1999 70 x 57 cm Print

€500

Peter Klasen, Regard / Cible /  5 / Electrified floor, Print

Peter Klasen

Regard / Cible / 5 / Electrified floor, 2016 51 x 61 cm Print

€880

Peter Klasen, Bâche, Print

Peter Klasen

Bâche, 2017 57 x 71 x 1 cm Print

€1,200

Peter Klasen, Machine, Print

Peter Klasen

Machine, 1974 56 x 71 x 0.1 cm Print

€600

Peter Klasen, Vacarme, Print

Peter Klasen

Vacarme, 1935 65 x 50 cm Print

€500

Peter Klasen, Boulevard de la Mer, Print

Peter Klasen

Boulevard de la Mer, 2019 55 x 31.5 cm Print

€590

Peter Klasen, Escale à Saint-Malo, Print

Peter Klasen

Escale à Saint-Malo, 2016 45 x 31 cm Print

€590

Peter Klasen, 4e prix Denis Lalanne, Print

Peter Klasen

4e prix Denis Lalanne, 2016 45 x 31 cm Print

€490

Peter Klasen, Women under observation (Corrosif 2020), Painting

Peter Klasen

Women under observation (Corrosif 2020), 2020 61 x 50 x 2 cm Painting

€11,500

Our recommendations Peter Klasen, Mécanique, Print

Peter Klasen

Mécanique, 2017 54 x 75.5 cm Print

€220

Peter Klasen, N2, Print

Peter Klasen

N2, 1980 51 x 33 cm Print

€250

Peter Klasen, Composition pour les JO, Print

Peter Klasen

Composition pour les JO, 1992 90 x 63 cm Print

€300

Peter Klasen, The Solitude, Print

Peter Klasen

The Solitude, 1980 50 x 70 x 0.2 cm Print

€300

Peter Klasen, Olympic Centennial, Print

Peter Klasen

Olympic Centennial, 1992 90 x 63 cm Print

€300

Peter Klasen, Nein! Zu Massen Vernichtungs Waffen, Print

Peter Klasen

Nein! Zu Massen Vernichtungs Waffen, 1988 56 x 38 x 0.2 cm Print

€230

Peter Klasen, L'Emprise des signes, Print

Peter Klasen

L'Emprise des signes, 2016 21 x 14 cm Print

€95

Peter Klasen, Iron Couple, Print

Peter Klasen

Iron Couple, 2003 61 x 50 x 4 cm Print

€9,500

Peter Klasen, Bouche - Inflammable, Painting

Peter Klasen

Bouche - Inflammable, 2020 61 x 50 x 2 cm Painting

€11,500

Peter Klasen, L'homme cible (Corrosif 2020), Painting

Peter Klasen

L'homme cible (Corrosif 2020), 2020 61 x 50 x 2 cm Painting

€11,500

Peter Klasen, Man in target wire stripper, Painting

Peter Klasen

Man in target wire stripper, 2020 60 x 76 x 2 cm Painting

€16,000

Peter Klasen, Texaco, Print

Peter Klasen

Texaco, 2012 53 x 67 x 1 cm Print

€1,200

Peter Klasen, 20E, Print

Peter Klasen

20E, 1999 65 x 50 x 2 cm Print

€800

Peter Klasen, A 33, Print

Peter Klasen

A 33, 2013 56 x 76 x 2 cm Print

€1,200

Peter Klasen, D 96 Radioactiv, Print

Peter Klasen

D 96 Radioactiv, 1996 76 x 56 x 0.2 cm Print

€500

Peter Klasen, 20E, Print

Peter Klasen

20E, 1999 65 x 50 x 2 cm Print

€700

Peter Klasen, Douane, Print

Peter Klasen

Douane, 2010 72 x 53 x 0.3 cm Print

€650

Peter Klasen, Manette/Regard/S.54, Print

Peter Klasen

Manette/Regard/S.54, 2010 70 x 54 x 0.3 cm Print

€650

Peter Klasen, Lost Landscape, Print

Peter Klasen

Lost Landscape, 2012 40 x 50.5 x 0.3 cm Print

€450

Peter Klasen, Lost Landscape, Print

Peter Klasen

Lost Landscape, 2012 40 x 50.5 x 0.3 cm Print

€450

Peter Klasen, Lost Landscape, Print

Peter Klasen

Lost Landscape, 2012 40 x 50.5 x 0.3 cm Print

€450

Peter Klasen, Lost Landscape, Print

Peter Klasen

Lost Landscape, 2012 40 x 50.5 x 0.3 cm Print

€450

Peter Klasen, Lost Landscape, Print

Peter Klasen

Lost Landscape, 2012 40 x 50.5 x 0.3 cm Print

€450

Peter Klasen, Lost Landscape, Print

Peter Klasen

Lost Landscape, 2012 40 x 50.5 x 0.3 cm Print

€450

Peter Klasen, Lost Landscape, Print

Peter Klasen

Lost Landscape, 2012 40 x 50.5 x 0.3 cm Print

€450

Peter Klasen, Lost Landscape, Print

Peter Klasen

Lost Landscape, 2012 40 x 50.5 x 0.3 cm Print

€450

Peter Klasen, Bouche/Solide inflammable, Print

Peter Klasen

Bouche/Solide inflammable, 2010 70 x 54 x 0.3 cm Print

€650

Peter Klasen, Yeah, Print

Peter Klasen

Yeah, 2018 76 x 53 x 1 cm Print

€1,200

Peter Klasen, Hommage à Fernand Léger, Print

Peter Klasen

Hommage à Fernand Léger, 2010 76 x 56 x 1 cm Print

€1,200

Peter Klasen, A33, Print

Peter Klasen

A33, 2013 56 x 76 x 1 cm Print

€1,200

Peter Klasen, La Câblerie Française, Print

Peter Klasen

La Câblerie Française, 2017 61 x 61 x 1 cm Print

€1,200

Our recommendations Peter Klasen, Bref Rencontre, Painting

Peter Klasen

Bref Rencontre, 1966 24 x 16 x 1 cm Painting

€26,000

Peter Klasen, Prise et Interrupteurs sur fond rose, Painting

Peter Klasen

Prise et Interrupteurs sur fond rose, 1969 150 x 90 cm Painting

€36,000

Peter Klasen, Acid, Print

Peter Klasen

Acid, 2012 56 x 76 x 1 cm Print

€1,200

Peter Klasen, Nu drapé fond rouge / bleu RX, Painting

Peter Klasen

Nu drapé fond rouge / bleu RX, 2003 100 x 81 cm Painting

€19,500

Peter Klasen, Iron Lady 1.55, Painting

Peter Klasen

Iron Lady 1.55, 2002 61 x 50 x 3 cm Painting

€9,500

Peter Klasen, Gaz, Print

Peter Klasen

Gaz, 2012 63 x 56 x 1 cm Print

€1,200

Peter Klasen, Haute tension, Print

Peter Klasen

Haute tension, 2016 61 x 50 x 2 cm Print

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Peter Klasen, Yeah, Print

Peter Klasen

Yeah, 2015 76 x 56 x 2 cm Print

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Peter Klasen, REGARD INFLAMMABLE 3D, Print

Peter Klasen

REGARD INFLAMMABLE 3D, 2018 48 x 37 x 1 cm Print

Sold

Peter Klasen, Open SC, Painting

Peter Klasen

Open SC, 1991 65 x 50 cm Painting

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Who is the artist?

German painter, photographer and sculptor Peter Klasen was born in Lübeck in 1935.

Peter Klasen grew up in a family sensitive to the arts: his uncle Karl Christian Klasen, a student of Otto Dix, was a landscape and portrait expressionist painter and his grand-father, a philanthropist and art collector, introduced him to many painters who were friends of their family. Peter Klasen started drawing and paining at a very young age. He learns the techniques of lithography and the airbrushing. He reads Dostoyevsky, Kafka and Thomas Mann and he is touched by their books.

Industrial themes mark his work. one can discover in his paintings elements such as pressure gauges, metal locks, tarpaulin sheets for trucks and cars, hoses for hydraulic circuits. Logos, numbers and pictures from magazines or posters are also present in his paintings.

A master of contrast, he is fascinated by the hostility of the modern city and by the representations of the body as merchandise.

Peter Klasen has recently started to produce prints, and thus the new figuration or the narrative figuration have entered the Lacan collection, adding to its diversity. We can discover the artist's interest in our society in his aquagravures. Industrial themes, body image, objects of consumption, advertisements, vehicles paintings etc - they all meet in his works that becomes a critical reflection of our social environment.

"Reality is no different than what I show you" - Peter Klasen

What is Peter Klasen’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Narrative Figuration, Industrial-Style Assembly

When was Peter Klasen born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1935