Sale: 513 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 11. 2020 in Munich Lot 52

 

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K.R.H. (d.i. Kurt R. Hoffmann) Sonderborg
Ohne Titel, 1971.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,000
Sold:
€ 20,000 / $ 20,000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Ohne Titel. 1971.
Oil on canvas.
Lower right signed and dated. 130 x 81 cm (51.1 x 31.8 in). [CH].

• K. R. H. Sonderborg uses the "non-colors" black and white almost exclusively in his painterly and graphic oeuvre.
• His works are among the most striking examples of German Informalism.
• The characteristic style of his gestural-abstract work is based on influences from Asian calligraphy, American Abstract Expressionism and the artistic method of automatism.
• In 1959 and 1964 Sonderborg took part in Documenta II and III, in 1964 and in the Venice Biennial in 1970
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Baden-Württemberg (since 2005).

LITERATURE: Van Ham Kunstauktionen, Cologne, Modern and Contemporary Art, December 1, 2005, lot 571 (with full-page illu.).




52
K.R.H. (d.i. Kurt R. Hoffmann) Sonderborg
Ohne Titel, 1971.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,000
Sold:
€ 20,000 / $ 20,000

(incl. 25% surcharge)