Mann mit Schatten. 2003. Relief of Wawa wood, partly with colors. Verso signed and dated. 140 x 98 cm (55.1 x 38.5 in). [SM].
• Stephan Balkenhol is the leading spirit behind the revival of figurative sculpture in the early 1980s. • His work is characterized by coarsely hewn and brightly painted wooden sculptures and reliefs. • The Lehmbruck Museum Duisburg currently shows a comprehensive exhibition of the artist's work from October 22, 2020 to February 28, 2021.
PROVENANCE: Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich (with the gallery label on verso). Private collection Southern Germany.
LITERATURE: Bilder der Seele. Kunst nach 1945, Collection Serviceplan, 2015, p. 396.