B65. 1965. Oil on canvas. Verso signed, dated and titled. 59.8 x 60.3 cm (23.5 x 23.7 in).
• Made the year of his important exhibition at MoMA. • Characteristic work from the 1960s in unusual colors. • The MoMA acquired a first work by the artist as early as in 1966 • The year marked a transition for Fangor: In 1964/65 the artist lived in West-Berlin, in 1965 he moved to England and eventually relocated to the US in 1966, also because of the increasing success he had overseas.
PROVENANCE: Galerie Springer, Berlin (verso of the stretcher with a typographically inscribed gallery label). Private collection Great Britain (until 2007). Private collection Poland.
LITERATURE: Sotheby's, New York, Auction 8294, Contemporary Art, February 26, 2007, lot. no. 174 (with color illu. on p. 188).