Herbert List

Goldfish bowl. Santorini, Greece, 1937

Multiple sizes available

Herbert List left Germany in the 1930s. He embarked on extensive travels through Greece and Italy, stopping in London and Paris in a search for his language of form between New Objectivity and Surrealism. Immersed in the classical architecture of Athens and the surrealists’ paintings of De Chirico and Max Ernst, List tenaciously produced works focused on form and composition. He used the Mediterranean light to transform mundane objects into surreal compositions.


Gelatin silver
Limited edition
Estate stamped

12 x 16 in / 30 x 40 cm - edition of 25
20 x 24 in / 40 x 50 cm - edition of 15


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