Sale: 529 / Post War / Contemporary Art, June 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 206

 

206
Horst Antes
Figur mit weißer Leiter, 1980.
Aquatec on panel
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 29,700
Sold:
€ 33,750 / $ 33,412

(incl. surcharge)
Figur mit weißer Leiter. 1980.
Aquatec on panel.
Fiedel/Szymczak 1980-2. Signed, titled and inscribed with the technique on the reverse. 84.5 x 61.5 cm (33.2 x 24.2 in).
[AM].
• For the first time offered on the international auction market (source: www.artprice.de).
• Horst Antes' figures have a unique monumental presence.
• Works by the artist are in many international collections like the Salomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, and the Kunsthalle Hamburg
.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Brusberg, Hanover.
Company collection BEB Erdgas und Erdöl GmbH & Co. KG, Hanover (acquired from the above).

EXHIBITION: Antes bei Brusberg: Die großen Köpfe, Galerie Brusberg, Hanover, November 3, 1979 - January 26, 1980.

"I charge and discharge my figures symbolically, sentimentally, organically, historically, I fill and empty them with allusions, gestures, thoughts, speculations, wishes and fears."
(Horst Antes in 1970 in a letter to Willy Rotzler, quoted from: Horst Antes, Frühe und späte Arbeiten, Galerie Utermann, Dortmund 1989, no p.)




206
Horst Antes
Figur mit weißer Leiter, 1980.
Aquatec on panel
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 29,700
Sold:
€ 33,750 / $ 33,412

(incl. surcharge)