Sale: 500 / Evening Sale, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 222

 
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Tony Cragg
Ice Cubes, 2017.
Glass sculpture
Estimate:
€ 60,000 / $ 70,200
Sold:
€ 137,500 / $ 160.875

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Ice Cubes. 2017.
Glass sculpture.
Unique object. Monogrammed on bottom edge. 85 x 21 x 17 cm (33.4 x 8.2 x 6.6 in).
Executed by the glass maker Berengo Studio, Murano, and released by Glasstress, Venice in 2017 together with works from other acclaimed international artists like Ai Weiwei, Xenia Hausner, Paul McCarthy, Thomas Schütte and Erwin Wurm.
• One of the artist's rare glass sculptures.
• Marvelous translucid creation that looks like a sculpture made of ice.
• Made in cooperation with the renowned glass maker Berengo Studio in Murano.
• Other glass sculptures by the artist are at, among others, the Tate Gallery, London.
• Unique object, for the first time on the international auction market
.

Accompanied by a photo confirmation from the Berengo Studio, Murano, signed by the artist.

PROVENANCE: Berengo Studio, Murano.
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from aforementioned).

EXHIBITION: Glasstress 2017, Palazzo Franchetti, Venice May 11 - November 26, 2017.

"The future of sculpting has just begun. Its potential is bigger than ever, and all its possibilities are just starting to unfold. The development of language and forms of scultping just sets in."
Tony Cragg, 2006 quote after: Anthony Cragg. Parts of the World, Cologne 2016, p. 399.

222
Tony Cragg
Ice Cubes, 2017.
Glass sculpture
Estimate:
€ 60,000 / $ 70,200
Sold:
€ 137,500 / $ 160.875

(incl. 25% surcharge)