Sale: 500 / Evening Sale, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 242

 
242
Sigmar Polke
Ohne Titel (aus der Serie: Duo), 1966.
Gouache
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 47,600
Sold:
€ 50,000 / $ 59.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Ohne Titel (aus der Serie: Duo). 1966.
Gouache.
Signed and dated in lower right, as well as signed and inscribed "38" on verso. On brownish wove paper. 61.5 x 86.4 cm (24.2 x 34 in), the full sheet. [CH].

• Ingenious subversive drawing with a socio-political notion.
• Caricature with a grotesque background.
• This collage is an ironic comment of a political journalistic activity.
• In the early 1960s Polke and Richter were among the founders of "Capitalistic Realism“.
• Polke ironizes the quest for style and meaning in contrast to the then prevailing principles of Informalism
.

We are grateful to Michael Trier for his kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Collection Waltraud Achten.

242
Sigmar Polke
Ohne Titel (aus der Serie: Duo), 1966.
Gouache
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 47,600
Sold:
€ 50,000 / $ 59.500

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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