Sale: 519 / Post War / Cont. Art II, June 19. 2021 in Munich Lot 459

 
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Arman Fernandez
Colères accumulatives (What happened to the flowers - Homage to Andy Warhol), 1964.
Collage. Torn "Flowers" color silkscreen
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 17,400
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 28.999

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Colères accumulatives (What happened to the flowers - Homage to Andy Warhol). 1964.
Collage. Torn "Flowers" color silkscreens by Andy Warhol, in plexiglass frame with synthetic resin.
On a fragment of a silkscreen, with the signature stamp, and with parts of Andy Warhol's signature on two other fragments. Signed, numbered and inscribed "Andy's Reject" in felt tip pen on the reverse, as well as with two stamps of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and inscribed "T.J.H.". One of 40 copies, each of unique character. 91.9 x 91.9 cm (36.1 x 36.1 in), object size.
Works from this series were on display at the gallery of Ileana Sonnabend in Paris in November 1970. [AM].
• Each copy in the series is of unique character.
• Arman is one of the most important international object artists.
• From 1961 Arman lived in New York for part of the year and was a friend of Andy Warhol.
• In 1964, 1968 and 1977 participation in documenta III, IV and VI
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The work is registered at the Arman Studio Archives, New York, with the number APA 8400.70.025.

PROVENANCE: Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia.

"..He appropriates a whole series of Warhol's flowers with perfect cynicism and turns them into a series he calls 'Colères accumulatives' in a wonderfully provocative way. Arman has seldom reached such a high intensity as in this mixture of aestheticism and aggression . "
Bernard Borgeaud, Paris, in: arts magazine, November 1970, vol. 45, no. 2, p. 46.

459
Arman Fernandez
Colères accumulatives (What happened to the flowers - Homage to Andy Warhol), 1964.
Collage. Torn "Flowers" color silkscreen
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 17,400
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 28.999

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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