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Sale: 460 / Contemporary Art, Dec. 09. 2017 in Munich Lot 720

 
Lot description
Revolver I (Edition). 2002 /2008.
Collage . Acrylic on collaged plastic foil. Mounted in places on an aluminum compound panel.
Verso signed, dated, titled and numbered. From an edition of 5 copies. Each copy colored by hand and therefore unique. 46.8 x 62.3 cm (18.4 x 24.5 in).

This edition belongs to the monumental aluminum collage "Revolver I" from 2003. The original was sold at Christies in Amsterdam for around 435,000 in April 2017 (source: artprice.com, on October 11th 2017).

PROVENANCE: Galerie Fahnemann, Berlin.
Private collection Berlin (acquired directly from aforementioned in 2012).

"I see Knoebel as a magic puppet player, who – on the qui vive – pulls his strings somewhere at the center of the eighty years of abstraction, making abstract art dance like it never has before.“
Rudi Fuchs, quote after: Ex. cat. Imi Knoebel. Retrospective 1968 – 1996, Munich, Amsterdam, Valencia, Düsseldorf, Grenoble 1996 – 1997.

720
Imi Knoebel
Revolver I (Edition), 2002/2008.
Collage
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,000
Sold:
€ 35,000 / $ 40.250

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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