Revolver I (Edition). 2002/2008. Collage. Acrylic on collaged plastic foil. Mounted on aluminum plate. Verso signed, dated, titled and numbered. From an edition of 5 copies. As the foils of each copy were colored by hand, each copy from the edition is of unique character. 46.8 x 62.3 cm (18.4 x 24.5 in).
Small edition with only five copies. Since the foils are colored by hand, each copy from the edition is of unique character. In April 2017 Christie's Amsterdam sold the painting for around ¤ 435,000 (source: artprice.com).
PROVENANCE: Galerie Fahnemann, Berlin. Private collection Berlin (acquired from aforementioned in 2012).
"To me Knoebel is a kind of magic puppeteer, who – extremely alert – pulls his strings at some point right in the middle of eighty years of abstract art, bringing abstraction back to life, letting it dance like it has never danced before.“ Rudi Fuchs, quote after: Ex. cattusst. Kat. Imi Knoebel. Retrospektive 1968 – 1996, München, Amsterdam, Valencia, Düsseldorf, Grenoble 1996 – 1997.