Sale: 534 / Contemporary Art Day Sale, Dec. 09. 2022 in Munich Lot 114

 

114
Norbert Tadeusz
Cavalli (10) Roter Fries, 1997.
Acrylic on canvas
Estimate:
€ 25,000 / $ 23,500
Sold:
€ 36,250 / $ 34,075

(incl. surcharge)
Cavalli (10) Roter Fries. 1997.
Acrylic on canvas.
Verso signed, dated and with a direction arrow. 189.5 x 230 cm (74.6 x 90.5 in).
[AW].

• Unmistakable physical presence achieved through the impressively intensive and radiant color.
• The Palio in Siena, one of the world's toughest horse races, inspired Tadeusz to make his "Cavalli" series.
• Bodies, color and space are key aspects in the art of the Beuys student.
• In 2020 the renowned Kunstpalast in Düsseldorf showed a comprehensive retorpective exhibition
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The work is registered in the archive of the Estate Norbert Tadeusz, Düsseldorf, under the number "1997-01-01. We are gratefulö to Ms Petra Lemmerz for the kind support in cataloging this lot.

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia.

"I don't care that much for horses, except when I paint them. It's about structures, ornament and optical sensations."
Norbert Tadeusz, quoted from: ex. cat. Norbert Tadeusz. Existenz und Passion. Werke 1962-2000, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund 2001, p. 102.




114
Norbert Tadeusz
Cavalli (10) Roter Fries, 1997.
Acrylic on canvas
Estimate:
€ 25,000 / $ 23,500
Sold:
€ 36,250 / $ 34,075

(incl. surcharge)