Sale: 524 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 10. 2021 in Munich Lot 22

 

22
Heinz Mack
Lamellen-Relief, 1966/2003.
Acrylic glass, aluminum and stainless steel
Estimate:
€ 35,000 / $ 39,550
Sold:
€ 43,750 / $ 49.437

(incl. surcharge)
Lamellen-Relief. 1966/2003.
Acrylic glass, aluminum and stainless steel.
Signed and dated in lower left. Verso of the covering signed, dated and inscribed "Replik von 1966". 79 x 66.5 x 12 cm (31.1 x 26.1 x 4.7 in).
The artwork was destroyed by fire and reconstructed by Heinz Mack.
• The reconstruction of the destroyed light relief underlines the importnace this work has to the artist.
• The artist creates a spectacular play of light through the employment of different materials.
• Mack's works are in international museums like the Museum of Modern Art in New York or the London Tate Gallery.
• Recently the Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, honored him with a grand retrospective
.

Accompanied by a written expertise by Prof. Heinz Mack from February 2015.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Geiger, Konstanz.
Private collection Germany.
Private collection Southern Germany.
Private collection Northern Germany.

LITERATURE: Iris Nestler (editor), Mack - Licht im Glas, ex. cat. Deutsches Glasmalerei-Museum, Linnich 2005, p. 53.
Robert Fleck, Heinz Mack - Reliefs, 2015, p. 43, p. 234.
"My metal reliefs, I prefer to call them light reliefs, need light instead of colors to come alive.. The potential beauty of these structures would be pure expression of the beauty of light."
Heinz Mack, quoted from: Sehverwandtschaften, Galerie Neher, p. 80.




22
Heinz Mack
Lamellen-Relief, 1966/2003.
Acrylic glass, aluminum and stainless steel
Estimate:
€ 35,000 / $ 39,550
Sold:
€ 43,750 / $ 49.437

(incl. surcharge)