Sale: 513 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 11. 2020 in Munich Lot 123

 
123
Sigmar Polke
Untitled, 1988.
Gelatin silver print
Estimate:
€ 9,000 / $ 10,530
Sold:
€ 10,625 / $ 12.431

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Untitled. 1988.
Gelatin silver print.
Signed and dated in lower left. On glossy photo paper. 50.7 x 60.7 cm (19.9 x 23.8 in).

• Dissolving the boundaries of photography.
• Liberation of photography from its traditional form.
- Polke makes photos of bizarre situations and objects.
• Ennobling the banal to a motif worth depicting.
• Polke's photographs are "improperly" shot, deliberately blurred and overexposed, and thus unique experiments
.

PROVENANCE: Berlin Projects, Berlin.
Private collection Great Britain (acquired from aforementioned in 2001).

123
Sigmar Polke
Untitled, 1988.
Gelatin silver print
Estimate:
€ 9,000 / $ 10,530
Sold:
€ 10,625 / $ 12.431

(incl. 25% surcharge)