Sale: 503 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 84

 
84
George Rickey
Two open rectangles excentric- variation VIII, 1973.
stainless steel
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,800
Sold:
€ 52,500 / $ 62.475

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Two open rectangles excentric- variation VIII. 1973.
stainless steel.
Signed, dated and numbered on the plinth. From an edition of 3 copies. Ca. 140 x 155 cm (55.1 x 61 in).

• Early work from the series of "Rectangles", which became Rickey‘s trademarks
• A lot of his voluminous sculptures can be found in public spaces
• Kinetic outdoor sculpture interacting with wind and weather
• Rickey integrates air and motion into his art
.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Buchholz, Pullach.
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from aforementioned in 1979).

LITERATURE: Bruno Küchle. (S)ein Park. Skulptur und Plastik im privaten Raum, Günzburg 2004, p. 40-43 (with illu.).

84
George Rickey
Two open rectangles excentric- variation VIII, 1973.
stainless steel
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,800
Sold:
€ 52,500 / $ 62.475

(incl. 25% surcharge)