Sale: 400 / Modern Art, Dec. 08. 2012 in Munich Lot 85

 
85
Man Ray
Motif perpétuel, 1923.
Multiple
Estimate:
€ 16,000 / $ 18,720
Sold:
€ 20,000 / $ 23.400

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Motif perpétuel. 1923-1930.
Multiple. Metronom and photography of an eye.
Signed and numbered on underside. From an edition of 40 copies. Height: 22 cm (8,6 in).
Published by Galerie Il Fauno, Turin 1970. This multiple is the 1970 version of the famous "Objet à détruire" from between 1923 and 1930. The hologram picture of the eye was made by the famous photographer Lee Miller. Lately a copy was on display inthe exhibition roomu "the brain" on Documenta 13 in Kassel. Fully functioning. [KP].

LITERATURE: Jean-Hubert Martin, Brigitte Hermann and Rosalind Krauss, Man Ray. Objects de mon affection, Paris 1983, no. 31 (Edition 1970), pp. 142f.

85
Man Ray
Motif perpétuel, 1923.
Multiple
Estimate:
€ 16,000 / $ 18,720
Sold:
€ 20,000 / $ 23.400

(incl. 25% surcharge)