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Piège bleu pour lignes [Blue Trap for Lines] (S 14), 1957

  • Piège bleu pour lignes [Blue Trap for Lines]
    Dry pigment and synthetic resin on wood
    4 x 6 inch
"Besides, it filled me with wonder because in front ofany painting, figurative or non‑figurative I felt more and more that the lines and all that results from its – the contours, the forms, the perspectives, the compositions – became exactly like prison bars. Far away, I felt amidst color, life, and freedom. In front of the painting I felt imprisoned."
Yves Klein, excerpt from « Overcoming the problematics of Art », 1959, Overcoming the problematics of Art -The writings of Yves Klein, Spring Publications, 2007
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