Sale: 519 / Post War / Cont. Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 121000507

 
121000507
Rainer Fetting
und Luciano Castelli (geb. 1951 Luzern). Gemeinschaftsarbeit: Bordell I (Diptychon), 1982.
Acrylic on canvas
Estimate:
€ 40,000 - 60,000

 
$ 46,800 - 70,200

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Lot description
und Luciano Castelli (geb. 1951 Luzern). Gemeinschaftsarbeit: Bordell I (Diptychon). 1982.
Acrylic on canvas.
Left part signed and dated by Luciano Castelli on verso. Each part titled on folded canvas and inscribed with a direction arrow on the stretcher. Each: 290 x 200 cm (114.1 x 78.7 in). Total dimensions: 290 x 400 cm (114,1 x 157,5 in).

• Characteristic work in bright and strong colors and in a monumental format.
• Privately-owned for more than 20 years.
• Teamwork effort by the two artist friends Luciano Castelli (left part) and Rainer Fetting (right part) from their joint work series "Bordellbilder" (Brothel Pictures).
• In 1982 part of the comprehensive exhibition of works by Rainer Fetting, Luciano Castelli and Salomé at the Musée d'Art Contemporain in Bordeaux
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This work's authenticity has kindly been confirmed by the artist. We are grateful for the kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Rhineland (acquired in 2000).

EXHIBITION: Salomé, Luciano Castelli, Rainer Fetting (1979-1982), Musée d'art Contemporain de Bordeaux (CAPC), Bordeaux, January 31 - March 5, 1983, p. 35 (with full-page color illu.).

LITERATURE: Salomé, Luciano Castelli und Rainer Fetting. Bild Erotismen, Kunstforum, Zwischenbilanz I: Gemeinschaftsbilder, vol. 67, pp. 70 ff.
Matthias Liebel, Luciano Castelli: 30 Jahre Malerei. Das malerische Œuvre des Künstlers von seinen Anfängen bis Ende der 90er Jahre (doctor thesis), Bamberg 2004, pp. 20, 160, 165 and 186 ff. (with color illu.).
"Castelli's and my joint pictures also comprise gigantic pictures of Native Americans, and the brothel pictures, in which he paints the women and I the men."
Rainer Fetting about the "Bordellbilder", quote from: Rainer Fetting and Jan Hoet, Fetting, Cologne 2009, p. 172.

121000507
Rainer Fetting
und Luciano Castelli (geb. 1951 Luzern). Gemeinschaftsarbeit: Bordell I (Diptychon), 1982.
Acrylic on canvas
Estimate:
€ 40,000 - 60,000

 
$ 46,800 - 70,200

+
 


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