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123001645
Mimmo Rotella
La nera, 1958.
Starting bid: € 16,200 / $ 17,496
La nera. Um 1958.
Decollage. Torn posters and packing paper.
Signed in lower right. Dated, titled and with direction arrow on the reverse, presumably by a hand other than that of the artist. 100 x 72 cm (39.3 x 28.3 in), the full sheet.
[SM].
• This work is based on advertising posters glued on top of each other, decollaged by Rotella, the entire surface consists of parts and fragments.
• He has been working with the decollage of torn posters since the 1950s.
• This medium is Mimmo Rotella's own creative achievement and was inspired by Cubism and Kurt Schwitters.
• The use of advertising posters, the visual companions of everyday urban life, is a European position on American Pop Art
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PROVENANCE: Galerie Reckermann, Cologne.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (acquired from the above in the 1970s)
Private collection Baden-Württemberg.

In good condition. Minimally soiled. Cardboard slighgtly wavy. The irregularities of the paper are in the work's nature.



123001645
Mimmo Rotella
La nera, 1958.
Starting bid: € 16,200 / $ 17,496