Ohne Titel (Kissenbild). 1994 /1996. Mixed media . Acrylic on canvas, spanned over sythetic wadding. Signed, dated and inscribed with the direction arrow on the reverse. 102 x 77 x 15 cm (40.1 x 30.3 x 5.9 in). The documentary "Gotthard Graubner. Farb-Raum-Körper" by Tilman Urbach was shown in German cinemas in 2015. [CH]. • Impressive spatial presence. • This is the first time that a work with the special turquoise color and this size is offered on the aution market. • Part of a notable Southern German collection for more than twenty years. • In an excpetionally good state of preservation.
PROVENANCE: Galerie Sander, Darmstadt. Private collection Baden-Württemberg (acquired from aforementioned in the mid 1990s).
"I do not use colors to illustrate literary themes, as color itself is theme enough to me [..]. My pictures are still portraits - illustrated with the means of painting." Gotthard Graubner, quote after: Caroline Sommer, Man muss schauen, in: ex. cat. Gotthard Graubner. Farblicht, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hanover, May 16 - August 03, 2003, p. 29.