Sale: 503 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 141

 
141
John Baldessari
Announcement, 1987.
Photography
Estimate:
€ 30,000 - 40,000

 
$ 34,200 - 45,600

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Lot description
Announcement. 1987.
Photography.
Pardo/ Dean 1987.46. Verso signed, dated and titled. Unique object. Mounted on firm board, 2 parts, collaged. 76 x 61.2 cm (29.9 x 24 in). [LW].

• Considered the main representative of Concept Art
• Together with Ed Ruscha the artist established an art scene in Los Angeles
• Participation in documenta 5 and 7 in 1972 and 1982
• Numerous awards, among them the "Golden Lion" of the Venice Biennial for his lifetime achievement in 20009
• David Salle, Tony Oursler, Mike Kelley and others were among his students
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PROVENANCE: Sonnabend Gallery, New York.
Galerie Sprüth Magers, Munich (with a gallery label on the frame).
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from aforementioned).

EXHIBITION: Burden Gallery, 1988.

LITERATURE: Christie's New York, October 17/18, 2006, lot 281.
He does not create art for the sake of a gag or irony. "I depict the paradox in reality.“
(quote from Monopol-magazin.de on January 5, 2020)

Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 15.20 h +/- 20 min.

 


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for John Baldessari "Announcement"
This lot can only be purchased subject to regular taxation.

Regular taxation:
Hammer prices up to € 500,000: 25 % buyer's premium plus statutory sales tax Hammer prices above € 500,000: for the share up to € 500,000: 25%, for the share above € 500.000: 20% buyer's premium, each plus statutory sales tax

Resale right apportionment:
Objects made by artists who have not died at least 70 years ago are subject to a resale right apportionment of 2% plus statutory sales tax.