Sale: 529 / Post War / Contemporary Art, June 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 171

 

171
Karl Otto Götz
Max, 2001.
Wall. Massive steel, with blackboard paint
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 40,000
Sold:
€ 45,000 / $ 45.000

(incl. surcharge)
Max. 2001.
Wall. Massive steel, with blackboard paint.
Lissmann 14. With scratched monogram at the bottom. 230 x 104 x 9 cm (90.5 x 40.9 x 3.5 in).
Unique object.
[KT].
• Karl Otto Götz is one of the main representatives of German abstraction and Informalism.
• His creation, dedicated to motion and gesture, reached a new peak in the sculptural form in 2000.
• From a private collection, offered on the international auction market for the first time.
• Steel reliefs by the artist are a novelty on the auction market.
• The largest of the 40 steel reliefs he had designed embellishes the facade of the Saarlandmuseum in Saarbrücken.
• In 1958 Götz showed his works in the German pavilion at the Venice Biennial, in 1959 and 1987 at documenta II and 8 in Kassel
• Götz's works can be found in many public collections of contemporary art, such as Tate Modern, London, the Museum Ludwig, Cologne, and the Kunstsammlungen Nordrhein-Westfalen, K 20, Düsseldorf
.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's studio.
Galerie am Elisengarten, Aachen.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (acquired from the above in 2018).

EXHIBITION: K.O. Götz. Ein Rückblick. Aktuelle Arbeiten, Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum, Aachen, March 27 - May 30, 2004, no. 101.

LITERATURE: Joachim Lissmann, K. O. Götz. Werkverzeichnis Bilder 2003 bis 2006, Stahlreliefs 2000 bis 2006, Holzvögel 2003 bis 2005, Alsdorf 2006, p. 263 (with illu.), pp. 258-59 (studio photos).




171
Karl Otto Götz
Max, 2001.
Wall. Massive steel, with blackboard paint
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 40,000
Sold:
€ 45,000 / $ 45.000

(incl. surcharge)