Sale: 519 / Post War / Cont. Art II, June 19. 2021 in Munich Lot 567

 

567
Ralph Fleck
Loveparade 31/I, 2008.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,040
Sold:
€ 21,250 / $ 24.012

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Loveparade 31/I. 2008.
Oil on canvas.
Twice signed on the reverse (of which once in printed characters) as well as dated and titled. 160 x 140 cm (62.9 x 55.1 in). [CH].

• Offered on the international auction market for the first time.
• Ralph Fleck has been making depictions of large gatherings of people since 2003, e.g. in the series "Stadion" and "Loveparade".
• The artist breaks down the impressive visual experience of a mass of people made up of many individual people into a few courageous, pastose brushstrokes, which push the representation to the edge of abstraction.
• The artist's work are part of many renowned collections, amng them the Bavarian State Painting Collection, Munich, the collection of the Deutsche Bundestag, Berlin, the Deutsche Bank Collection, the Sprengel Museum, Hanover, the Hypovereinsbank Collection, Munich and others.
• Ralph Fleck can already look back on important solo exhibitions and exhibition participations, among them at the MKM Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst, Duisburg (2015), at Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg (2014), at the Kunsthalle Mannheim (2011) and at the Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe (2011/1995)
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PROVENANCE: Galerie Baumgarten, Freiburg im Breisgau.
Private collection Hesse (acquired from above in 2008).




567
Ralph Fleck
Loveparade 31/I, 2008.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,040
Sold:
€ 21,250 / $ 24.012

(incl. 25% surcharge)