Sale: 22 / Online Only, June 20. 2021 Lot 121000841

 

121000841
Luciano Castelli
Akt I, 1997.
Oil crayon
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,280
Sold:
€ 9,500 / $ 11.020

(incl. surcharge)
Akt I. 1997.
Oil crayon and pigments on paper.
Signed and dated in lower right side. Dated, titled and inscribed with the work number "C 2519" on the reverse. 159.5 x 120 cm (62.7 x 47.2 in). [CH].

• Large-format, elaborate work with a painting-like effect.
• Unique work with which Castelli succeeds in creating an attractive and irritating simultaneity of figuration and abstraction.
• Luciano Castelli's works have already been featured in important exhibitions, including documenta 5 in Kassel, the 39th Venice Biennial (1980) and a show at the Museum of Modern Art, New York (1987).
• Most recently, some of his works were part of the large-scale exhibition "Die Erfindung der Neuen Wilden - Malerei und Subkultur um 1980" at the Ludwig Forum, Aachen (2018/19).
• Currently some of the artist's works can be seen in the exhibition "Transformer. Luciano Castelli - Selfportraits 1974" at Galerie Deschler in Berlin (until June 2021)
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We are grateful to Luciano Castelli for his kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Terminus, Munich.
Private collection Austria.

Large-size work in good condition. Slightly wavy owing to technique. Corners with small holes from making.



121000841
Luciano Castelli
Akt I, 1997.
Oil crayon
Estimate:
€ 8,000 / $ 9,280
Sold:
€ 9,500 / $ 11.020

(incl. surcharge)