Sale: 410 / Post War/ Contemporary Art, Dec. 07. 2013 in Munich Lot 1136

 
1136
Dirk Skreber
Ohne Titel (Jungbrunnen), 2003.
Object
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 5,950
Sold:
€ 23,750 / $ 28.262

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Ohne Titel (Jungbrunnen). 2003.
Four part Object. Tower, spring board, access shaft and basin. Balsa wood, steel wire, stone cast, partly painted and glued.
201 x 84 x 32,7 cm (79,1 x 33 x 12,8 in). Basin: 5,2 x 41,7 x 27,5 cm (2,0 x 16,4 x 10,8 in).

PROVENANCE: Blum & Poe, Los Angeles.

EXHIBITION: Dirk Skreber. Blutgeschwindigkeit Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden 09 February - 13 April, 2008 and Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf 4 July - 26 October, 2008.

LITERATURE: Fritz Emslander, Karola Kraus (publisher), Dirk Skreber. Blutgeschwindigkeit, Cologne 2008.

In earlier years works by Dirk Skreber were also occupied with portraits, which he made in a linear-ornamental arrangement, creating striking and confusing image effects. Dirk Skreber's works are popular internationally and have been shown in numerous exhibitions and museums. Worthwhile mentioning are shows at Frankfurter Museum für Moderne Kunst (2006), at Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden (2008), the Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem (2009) or the Leopold Hoesch Museum & Papiermuseum in Düren (2012). Additionally, works by Dirk Skreber are in permanent exhibitions of renowned houses like the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.
Dirk Skreber, who received the 'Prize Nationalgalerie für junge Kunst' in 2000, lives and works in New York. [DB/KP].
Dirk Skreber is represented in, among others:
• Saatchi Gallery, London
• Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden
• Museum Kurhaus Kleve
• Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
• Luis Campaña, Cologne/Berlin
• Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna
• Thomas Gibson Fine Art, London
• Dirk Skreber. pain(t)ology and other trials, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, 23 February, 2013 - 30 March, 2013
• Contemporary Art Collection of Federal Republich of Germany, Bonn.
• TEXTE ZUR KUNST, Berlin

1136
Dirk Skreber
Ohne Titel (Jungbrunnen), 2003.
Object
Estimate:
€ 5,000 / $ 5,950
Sold:
€ 23,750 / $ 28.262

(incl. 25% surcharge)