Mixed media. Oil, traces of fire and smoke on c...
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Dürers Traum 1. 1966/1974. Mixed media. Oil, traces of fire and smoke on canvas. Verso signed, dated and titled. Once more titled on the folded canvas. 76.5 x 102 cm (30.1 x 40.1 in). [SM].
• For his work Otto Piene adapt's Dürer's dream to make his story subject to another force of nature: fire. • The element fire, which leaves traces on the image carrier, is of fundamental significance for the overall artistic function in Piene's work. • A typical, outstandingly balanced fire picture from the early days of 'ZERO'.
PROVENANCE: Galerie Schoeller, Düsseldorf. Collection Haniel, Duisburg (acquired from aforementioned in 2008).