Sale: 548 / Contemporary Art Day Sale, Dec. 08. 2023 in Munich Lot 146


146
Raimund Girke
Kleine Fluktuation II, 1963.
Tempera on canvas
Estimate:
€ 25,000 / $ 27,000
Sold:
€ 34,290 / $ 37,033

(incl. surcharge)
Kleine Fluktuation II. 1963.
Tempera on canvas.
Signed, dated and titled on the reverse. 60 x 60 cm (23.6 x 23.6 in). [JS].

• One of the extremely rare, early "Fluktuationen".
• Fascinating dynamic achieved with a maximum reduction of painterly means.
• In the second half of the 1960s, Girke attained his strictly horizontal stripe paintings through the optical movement of the black and white "Fluktuationen".
• In 2022, the MKM Museum Küppersmühle, Duisburg, honored Girke with a major retrospective titled "Raimund Girke. Klang der Stille" (Sound of Silence)
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PROVENANCE: Galerie Ursula Lichter, Frankfurt a. Main.
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from the above).




146
Raimund Girke
Kleine Fluktuation II, 1963.
Tempera on canvas
Estimate:
€ 25,000 / $ 27,000
Sold:
€ 34,290 / $ 37,033

(incl. surcharge)