Ohne Titel (Krieg böse). 1995. Mixed mediaOil on plastic tray. 38.5 x 48.5 cm (15.1 x 19 in).
Ever since the legendary sale of his painting "Paris Bar" (1991) at Christie´s in 2009 and the current record hammer for a self portrait from 1988 (20,000,000 $), Martin Kippenberger, enfant terrible of the Berlin art scene in the 1970s-1990s, counts among the internationally most-sought-after German Post War artists.
PROVENANCE: Collection Michel Würthle, Berlin (owner of the legendary Berlin "Paris Bar", obtained directly from the artist). Galerie Hauser&Wirth, Zürich (verso with a label). Galerie David Zwirner, New York (verso with a label). Private ownership (acquired from aforementioned).