Sale: 513 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 11. 2020 in Munich Lot 30

 
30
Victor Vasarely
Darko, 1982/90.
Acrylic on canvas
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 46,400
Sold:
€ 45,000 / $ 52.200

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Darko. 1982/90.
Acrylic on canvas.
Signed in bottom center. Verso of the canvas signed, with hand-written title and date and inscribed with the artist's name, the dimensions and "VAS 715". Verso of the stretcher inscribed "VAS 715" and "LC 6082". Folded canvas titled and inscribed with dimensions and "N°1594". 91.5 x 50 cm (36 x 19.6 in).

• A work by the pioneer of Op Art
• Vasarely was honored in major exhibitions at the Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, and the Center Pompidou, Paris, in 2018/19.
• Vasarely's permutation of geometric shapes are fundamental for European serial art.
• Color-intensive effect with simultaneous reduction of the color palette to a few tones
.

The authenticity of the present work has been confirmed by Pierre Vasarely, President of the Fondation Vasarely, universal legatee and the moral right holder of Victor Vasarely. This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné de l’Oeuvre Peint de Victor Vasarely, which is currently being compiled by the Fondation Vasarely, Aix-en-Provence.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Vorarlberg.

30
Victor Vasarely
Darko, 1982/90.
Acrylic on canvas
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 46,400
Sold:
€ 45,000 / $ 52.200

(incl. 25% surcharge)