Hanns Theodor Flemming was raised in a home where art was truly appreciated. His father Max Leon Flemmig, who grew up in the Rhineland area, was a patron of the arts and collector whose collection included works by Picasso, Marc Chagall, Macke and Kandinsky. Flemming’s sister Evelinde Manon became a well-known photographer.
A type of abstract painting in which the whole picture consists of large expanses of more or less unmodulated colour, with no strong contrasts of tone or obvious focus of attention. Sometimes Colour Field Paintings use only one colour; others use several that are similar in tone and intensity.