Sale: 529 / Post War / Contemporary Art, June 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 168

 

168
David Hockney
Paper Pools, 1980.
Lithograph in colors
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 18,000
Sold:
€ 61,250 / $ 61,250

(incl. surcharge)
Paper Pools. 1980.
Lithograph in colors.
Tyler Graphics 269. Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo 234. Signed, dated, numbered and inscribed "A/P XXIV". One of 100 artist proofs from a total edition of 1000. On firm Arches wove paper. Sheet: 26 x 22 cm (10.2 x 8.6 in). 26,2 x 22,9 cm (10,3 x 9 in).
Printed by Tyler Graphics, Ltd., Mt. Kisco, New York (with the blindstamp), verso numbered "DH80-460". Published by Nikos Stangos, Thames and Hudson, London for the artist book "Paper Pools" [KT].
• David Hockney is one of the most influential and most famous representatives of Pop art.
• In the mid 1960s Hockney settled in California, where his iconic Swimming Pool paintings, his trademark motif, were made.
• In an auction in 2018, his painting "Portrait of an artist (Pool with two figures)" was one of the most expensive works by a living artist.
• In his work Hockney experiments with different techniques, lithography occupies a special rank.
• Paintigngs, prints and photographs by the artist are in important collections of contemporary art, among them the Tate Gallery, London, the J.Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles and the Musée national d'art moderne/Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
• Hockney has a grand solo show at renowned museums almost every year, recent ones were in 2017/18 at Centre Pompidou, Paris/Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in 2019 at Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam and in 2020/21 in the National Portrait Gallery and the Royal Academy of Arts, London
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Great Britain (acquired in 1980).

"It is a formal problem to represent water, to describe water, because it can be anything - it can be any color, it's movable, it has no set visual description."
- David Hockney




168
David Hockney
Paper Pools, 1980.
Lithograph in colors
Estimate:
€ 18,000 / $ 18,000
Sold:
€ 61,250 / $ 61,250

(incl. surcharge)