Sale: 524 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 10. 2021 in Munich Lot 30

 

30
Günther Uecker
Stehpult, 1988.
Nails and black paint over wooden cabinet
Estimate:
€ 70,000 / $ 79,100
Sold:
€ 106,250 / $ 120.062

(incl. surcharge)
Stehpult. 1988.
Nails and black paint over wooden cabinet.
Signed and dated on the side. 126 x 89 x 57 cm (49.6 x 35 x 22.4 in).

• One of Uecker's rare pieces of furniture on the international auction market
• In 1988 Uecker had his to this day biggest solo show in Moscow
• A similar work, a chair with nails, is in possession of the Museum of Modern Art, New York
.

This work is registered in the Uecker Archive with the number GU.88.042 and is earmarked for inclusion into the forthcoming Uecker catalog raisonné.

PROVENANCE: Private collection, North Rhine-Westphalia.
Private collection, North Rhine-Westphalia.

"It's still furniture, but it has transformed. If you can't say it is this or that, than it might be art.“
Günther Uecker




30
Günther Uecker
Stehpult, 1988.
Nails and black paint over wooden cabinet
Estimate:
€ 70,000 / $ 79,100
Sold:
€ 106,250 / $ 120.062

(incl. surcharge)