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Light Bursts upon Chaos
  • Albert Bloch
    born: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States ; active: Germany, United States
  • Light Bursts upon Chaos, 1942
  • Lent by the Albert Bloch Foundation
  • Not on display
  • EL2013.060
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Label Text

Exhibition Label:
"Albert Bloch: Prints and Drawings," Jan-2014, Stephen Goddard
One of Bloch’s recurrent themes was the struggle against materialism and the search for a new spirituality, a theme that was also central to the artists of Der Blaue Reiter with whom Bloch exhibited before World War I.