Sale: 500 / Evening Sale, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 258

Tony Cragg
Never Mind, 2013/14.
stainless steel
€ 100,000 - 150,000

$ 114,000 - 171,000

Lot description
Never Mind. 2013/14.
stainless steel.
With a certificate signed by the artist (currently at hand in copy). From an edition of 5 copies. 75 x 58 x 61 cm (29.5 x 22.8 x 24 in).
Unique object owing to making and processing.
• Tony Cragg is one of the most acclaimed contemporary sculptors
• The Turner Prize (1988) from Tate Gallery and the Praemium Imperiale (2007) from the Japanese imperial family are only two of Tony Cragg's many awards
• Tony Cragg's sculptures are in collection slike the Tate Gallery, London, the Museum Ludwig, Cologne, and the Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal
• Archaic elementary abstraction in technically perfect erotic forms
• Spectacular all-round view

We are grateful to the Anthony Cragg Office for the kind support in cataloging this lot.

EXHIBITION: Tony Cragg - Parts of the world, Retrospective. Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, April 19 - August 14, 2016, pp. 275 + illu.on p. 374 (different copy).

"Sculpting means that an artist uses a material as an extension of himself and begins a dialogue with the material to discover and create something new: poetry." Tony Cragg, quote from: John Wood, Ein Interview mit Tony Cragg, in: ex. cat. Tony Cragg. In and Out of Material, Akademie der Künste, Berlin; Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, 2006/2007, p. 142.

Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 18.41 h +/- 20 min.


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Tony Cragg "Never Mind"
This lot can be purchased subject to differential or regular taxation.

Differential taxation:
Hammer prices up to € 500,000: 32 % buyer's premium
Hammer prices above € 500,000: for the share up to € 500,000: 32%, for the share above € 500,000: 27% buyer's premium
The buyer's premium contains VAT, however, it is not shown.

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

We kindly ask you to notify us before invoicing if you wish to be subject to regular taxation.

Resale right apportionment:
Objects made by artists who have not died at least 70 years ago are subject to a resale right apportionment of 2.4% including statutory sales tax.