Séan Shanahan, Composition Yellow-Violet, Multiple, 1987
Séan Shanahan, Composition Yellow-Violet, Multiple, 1987
Classic Auction No. 735 from Berlin

Abstractionism: Post-War Art

2016-12-29T20:00:00.000Z2016-12-29T22:00:00.000ZBerlin & Onlinehttps://auctionata.com/en-us/s/1124/auction-abstractionism-post-war-art-december-2016Follow us on the journey to abstraction. In this auction bidders will find carefully selected prints, paintings, and drawings from the early 20th century to the present day. A Spin Painting from the workshop of Damian Hirst is one of the outstanding works of this sale, as well as a composition by Mikhail Larionov, and a drawing by Renata Jaworska. --- Special conditions: 15 % buyer's premium incl. VAT. Thursday, December 29, 3:00 pm EST
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Follow us on the journey to abstraction. In this auction bidders will find carefully selected prints, paintings, and drawings from the early 20th century to the present day. A Spin Painting from the workshop of Damian Hirst is one of the outstanding works of this sale, as well as a composition by Mikhail Larionov, and a drawing by Renata Jaworska.
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Special conditions: 15 % buyer's premium incl. VAT.

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8 | Asger Jorn (1914-1973), Colour Lithograph, Denmark, 1958
  • Colour lithograph on wove paper
  • Denmark 1958
  • Asger Jorn (1914-1973) – Danish painter and CoBra founding member
  • Signed and dated on the lower left in pencil with ‘Jorn 58’
  • Numbered in pencil with ‘6/50’
  • Dry stamp ‘Edition van de Loo’ in the lower left corner
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14 | Horst Janssen, Oh We Suwisch, Mixed Media, Germany, 1976
  • Mixed media with pencil, paint, felt pen, foil and crepe paper on very thin paper, laid down on cardboard
  • Germany, 1976
  • Horst Janssen (1929-1995) – German painter and graphic artist
  • Signed, dated and titled at the upper left ‘Janssen Horst 4.4.’76 Oh We Suwisch’
  • On the reverse numbered ‘159/1026/991’
  • Non-representational composition
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20 | Giuseppe Santomaso (1907-1990), Untitled, Mixed Media, 1986
  • Watercolor, oil, wax crayon, plastic and collage on laid paper ‘C.M.Fabriano’ (watermark)
  • Italy, 1986
  • Giuseppe Santomaso (1907-1990) – Italian graphic artist, painter, fresco artist and illustrator
  • Signed lower right in black pen ‘Santomaso’ and dated ‘#86’
  • Sheet dimensions: 56.7 x 60.9 cm
  • In a black painted wooden frame with white interior frame, dimensions: 82 x 86 cm
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26 | K.R.H. Sonderborg (1923-2008), Electric Chair, Acrylic, 1991
  • Acrylic on canvas
  • Germany, 1991
  • K.R.H Sonderborg (1923-2008) – Prolific artist of the German Informel
  • Signed ‘Sonderborg’ and dated ‘´91`lower center in pencil
  • Dimensions: 130 x 105 cm
  • Frame: 135 x 99.5 cm
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35 | Ruth Tesmar (b. 1951), Effi Briest. Flügel und Wunde, 1998
  • Mixed media: oil and woodcut in colors on silk-cocoon (hand proof)
  • Germany, 1998
  • Ruth Tesmar (b. 1951) – German artist and woodcutter
  • Signed and dated lower right ‘Ruth Tesmar. 1998’
  • Inscribed lower left ‘Handabzug’, titled lower center ‘Effi Briest. Flügel und Wunde’ and with dedication ‘für Theodor [Funke]‘
  • Sheet dimensions: 176 x 84 cm
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40 | Ruth Tesmar, Symposion, 12 Farbholzschnitte, 1999/2000
  • Series of 12 woodcuts in colors on fleece, laid down on fleece
  • Germany, 1999/2000
  • Ruth Tesmar (b. 1951) – German artist and woodcutter
  • Printed by hand by the artist
  • One of 5 unique copies
  • Published by Edition Brusberg, Berlin
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46 | Shark Spin Painting, Created at Damien Hirst Spin Workshop, ’09
  • Acrylic and metallic paint on paper
  • Ukraine, 2009
  • Stamp signature ‘DHirst’ as well as typographic inscription ‘This painting was made by / to celebrate the opening / of Damien Hirst, Requiem, / at the PinchukArtCentre / on April 25th-26th 2009/ © Damien Hirst’ on the reverse
  • Blindstamp ‘Hirst’
  • Dimensions: 49.3 x 66 cm
  • Good condition
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51 | Renata Jaworska, Ohne Titel (Vogel), Pencil on Paper, 2015
  • Pencil on paper
  • Renata Jaworska (b. 1979) – Polish-German artist, master student of Professor Jörg Immendorff
  • Verso several artist’s stamps
  • Dimensions: 100 x 70 cm
  • Provenance: directly from the artist
  • The net-like composed work emanates a volatile frailty; it was presented at a charity sales exhibition for Syrian children from the 15th to the 17th January 2016 in Düsseldorf
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