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Sale: 460 / Contemporary Art, Dec. 09. 2017 in Munich Lot 710

 
Lot description
Blah, Blah, Blah. 2014.
Oil on velvet, in two parts.
Framed dimensions: 247 x 206 cm (97.2 x 81.1 in).

The iconic Blah-Blah motif in the finest known color variant.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's studio.

"By being both experimental and linguistic the color collapses the space between seeing and reading. But it also creates a surplus meaning, a visual meaning one that survives the consumption of the narrative."
Mel Bochner, quote after: Ulrich Wilmes, in: Künstler - Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst, Mel Bochner, 90/9, 2010.

Called up: December 9, 2017 - ca. 14.57 h +/- 20 min.

710
Mel Bochner
Blah, Blah, Blah, 2014.
Oil
Estimate:
€ 75,000 - 80,000

 
$ 87,750 - 93,600

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Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Mel Bochner "Blah, Blah, Blah"
This lot can only be purchased subject to regular taxation.

Regular taxation:
Hammer prices up to € 500,000: 25 % buyer's premium plus statutory sales tax Hammer prices above € 500,000: for the share up to € 500,000: 25%, for the share above € 500.000: 20% buyer's premium, each plus statutory sales tax

Resale right apportionment:
Objects made by artists who have not died at least 70 years ago are subject to a resale right apportionment of 1.5% plus statutory sales tax.