Sale: 534 / Contemporary Art Day Sale, Dec. 09. 2022 in Munich Lot 191

 

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Gerhard Hoehme
Fallensturz (Ätna-Bild), 1981/82.
Mixed media. Acrylic on canvas, polyethylene st...
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 18,400
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 23,000

(incl. surcharge)
Fallensturz (Ätna-Bild). 1981/82.
Mixed media. Acrylic on canvas, polyethylene string.
Hoehme 82-04. Bottom center signed and dated "82". On the reverse once more signed and dated "1981", titled and inscribed with detailled information on hanging and dimensions. 225 x 225 cm (88.5 x 88.5 in).
According to the specifications the artist made on the reverse, the work should be mounted at a height of 244 cm. [AR].
• With his famous plastic strings, Gerhard Hoehme expanded the image space and experiments with the limits of the image carrier.
• He is considered both a protagonistt of Informalism and a German pioneer of the "shaped canvas", as well as a strong advocate of the "open picture".
• His works are in many German museums, among them the Städel Museum in Frankfurt am Main, the ZKM in Karlsruhe and the Kunsthalle in Kiel
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PROVENANCE: Morat Institut für Kunst und Kunstwissenschaft, Freiburg (acquired directly from the artist).

EXHIBITION: Gerhard Hoehme. 21 Bilder, Moderne Galerie des Saarland-Museums, Saarbrücken, 1982 (with color illu. on p. 51).
Gerhard Hoehme - neue Bilder, Galerie Wintersberger, Cologne, May 12 - July 30, 1983.

LITERATURE: Giulio Carlo Argan and Hans Peter Thurn, Gerhard Hoehme. Werk und Zeit 1948-1983, Stuttgart and Zürich, 1983, p. 273 (with color illu.).
Saxinger Irene (editor), Premieren '83, Cologne 1983, p. 140 (with illu.).




191
Gerhard Hoehme
Fallensturz (Ätna-Bild), 1981/82.
Mixed media. Acrylic on canvas, polyethylene st...
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 18,400
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 23,000

(incl. surcharge)