Sale: 534 / Contemporary Art Day Sale, Dec. 09. 2022 in Munich Lot 165

 

165
Karl Horst Hödicke
Der Tiger (floral), 1989.
Acrylic on canvas
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 18,400
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 23,000

(incl. surcharge)
Der Tiger (floral). 1989.
Acrylic on canvas.
Signed, dated and titled on the reverse. 170 x 229 cm (66.9 x 90.1 in).
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• K. H. Hödicke plays with the motifs, lets tiger and cage optically merge.
• The artist's trademark are broad and quick brushstrokes.
• The artist was recently honored with a grand retrospective at the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich (2020), and the Palais Populaire, Berlin (2021)
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"Those who engage in K. H. Hödicke's art have to expect to get lost in a maze of contradictions and opposites. [..] You see picture stories without being able to tell their content."

Jörn Merkert, Was soll denn das beinhalten – Zur Kunst von K. H. Hödicke, in: Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (ed.), K. H. Hödicke. Gemälde, Skulpturen, Objekte, Filme, Düsseldorf 1987, p. 9.




165
Karl Horst Hödicke
Der Tiger (floral), 1989.
Acrylic on canvas
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 18,400
Sold:
€ 25,000 / $ 23,000

(incl. surcharge)