Sale: 519 / Post War / Cont. Art II, June 19. 2021 in Munich Lot 510

 
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Arnulf Rainer
Perspektiven der Vernichtung (Gemeinschaftsarbeit mit Wolfgang Kudrnofsky), 1951.
12 Black and white photographs with two endpape...
Post auction sale: € 9,000 / $ 10,800
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Lot description
Perspektiven der Vernichtung (Gemeinschaftsarbeit mit Wolfgang Kudrnofsky). 1951.
12 Black and white photographs with two endpapers with lithographs.
Signed in printing block on one of the endpapers by Arnulf Rainer and Wolfgang Kudrnofsky. This sheet is also signed by both artists on the reverse, as well as dated "Wien, Juni 1951" and numbered by Rainer. Proofs numbered in chronological order by Arnulf Rainer on the reverse (partly barely legible and incoherent). From an edition of 180 planned copies of which only a few were actually realized. Each 18 x 13 cm (7 x 5.1 in), the full sheet.
In the orignal wrapper designed by Arnulf Rainer. In collaboration with the photographer Wolfgang Kudrnofsky the artist made material pictures bilder that were destroyed after the shooting. With the portfolio of blueprints and surrealist drawings resulting from this project, Rainer and the artist Maria Lassnig (1919-2014) went to Paris to study the artworks of the surrealists. Later this portfolio was used for the edition offered here. [CH].
• Photo work from the early creative period of the important member of the Austrian post-war avant-garde.
• Wrapper designed by Arnulf Rainer.
• The material pictures were made of pigment paste, tar, grass and wood wool. After they had been photographed, Arnulf Rainer and Wolfgang Kudrnofsky destroyed them, so that only the black-and-white photographs have been preserved
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany (obtained from the artist)
Private collection Munich .

LITERATURE: Christa Armann, Arnulf Rainer. Das Frühwerk, diploma thesis, Vienna University, 2010, p. 25.

510
Arnulf Rainer
Perspektiven der Vernichtung (Gemeinschaftsarbeit mit Wolfgang Kudrnofsky), 1951.
12 Black and white photographs with two endpape...
Post auction sale: € 9,000 / $ 10,800
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