Current Split

More Works By Yvonne Lammerich Acrylic on Board 1985
84 × 61 in 213.36 × 154.94 cm
86.75 × 63.25 in 220.35 × 160.66 cm

About Current Split

The graphic, colourful imagery in this powerful abstract painting is by Yvonne Lammerich. The Canadian artist has garnered an international reputation for her provocative contemporary artwork that explores a distinctive visual language.
This large piece is made up of four separate panels (attached to the frame’s back); each filled with bold, dynamic geometric shapes—lines, squares, circles, and triangles rendered in a vivid colour palette of yellows, red, green, black, orange, blue and white. The four panels appear to tell a visual story. Lammerich referred to them as ‘poetic reflections.’

Artist’s note: if desired, the four panels can be separated and moved around to reveal a different composition. Professional assistance is recommended as the panels are screwed down and the panels are heavy.

“I was continuing to work with the idea of shape and the possibility of constructing interchangeable variations within a given work. “ Yvonne Lammerich

Yvonne Lammerich was born in Germany in 1946. She emigrated with her family to Canada in 1959. Lammerich attended the Ontario College of Art and also received a master’s in art history from Concordia University in Quebec.
She furthered her studies and acquired a Ph.D. from the Université du Québec à Montréal. While pursuing her own art, she also taught at York University, OCAD University, the University of Lethbridge, and Zayed University in Dubai.
Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally including at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art and is held in numerous private and public collections.