Sale: 519 / Post War / Cont. Art II, June 19. 2021 in Munich Lot 479

 
479
Herbert Zangs
Reliefbild, 1970.
Mixed media. White paint with additive of fiber...
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 13,920
Sold:
€ 13,750 / $ 15.949

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Reliefbild. 1970s.
Mixed media. White paint with additive of fiberboard.
Signed in bottom center. 59.8 x 59.2 cm (23.5 x 23.3 in). Frame: 83,3 x 83,4 cm (32,8 x 32,8 in).
The work is part of the series of relief paintings that Zangs began to work on in 1955.
• From Zang's important series of relief paintings.
• Work's by the exceptional artist Herbert Zangs question the traditional concept of panel painting.
• In 1977 Zangs participated in documenta 6 in Kassel
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Accompanied by a photo expertise from Mrs Emmy de Martelaere, Paris, dated March 13, 2019. The work is registered at the Archive Herbert Zangs with the number 2574.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany.

"The completely white surface is the unresolved. My whitenings are a way to abstract and reduce things. An attempt at a spiritualization in imagination.“ Herbert Zangs, quote from: Neue Arbeiten, Verlaggalerie, Düsseldorf 1975, p. 1.

479
Herbert Zangs
Reliefbild, 1970.
Mixed media. White paint with additive of fiber...
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 13,920
Sold:
€ 13,750 / $ 15.949

(incl. 25% surcharge)