Asger Jorn (1914-1973), Colour Lithograph, Denmark, 1958
Asger Jorn (1914-1973), Colour Lithograph, Denmark, 1958
Auction No. 793 from Berlin

Post-War & Contemporary Art

2017-03-08T16:00:00.000Z2017-03-08T18:00:00.000ZBerlin & Onlinehttps://auctionata.com/en-us/s/1200/auction-post-war-and-contemporary-art-march-2017This auction is featuring varied work of art from post war to contemporary art. Renowned artists are represented, including classics like CoBrA member Asger Jorn, the Italian Piero Dorazio and the German Klaus Fußmann. --- Also exciting are the acrylic work on mirror glass by the young Saudi artist Abdullah Quandeel, two chairs from the conceptual project, that Ai Weiwei developed for Documenta 12 in 2007, and Atsuko Tanaka's drawing of the Japanese prefecture of Niigata, executed in an Italian pizzeria. (487) Wednesday, March 8, 11:00 am EST
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This auction is featuring varied work of art from post war to contemporary art. Renowned artists are represented, including classics like CoBrA member Asger Jorn, the Italian Piero Dorazio and the German Klaus Fußmann.
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Also exciting are the acrylic work on mirror glass by the young Saudi artist Abdullah Quandeel, two chairs from the conceptual project, that Ai Weiwei developed for Documenta 12 in 2007, and Atsuko Tanaka's drawing of the Japanese prefecture of Niigata, executed in an Italian pizzeria. (487)

All items

3 | Piero Dorazio, Untitled (Composizione), Aquatint, 1970
  • Aquatint etching in colors on firm wove paper
  • Italy/Germany, 1970
  • Piero Dorazio (1927-2005) – Italian painter
  • Signed, dated and numbered/inscribed in pencil (numbering in the images deviates from the actual numbering of the lot)
  • Plate 2 from the portfolio ‘Europäische Graphik VIII (Italian artists)’
  • Printed by Grafica Romero, Rome
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7 | Ai Weiwei, From ‘Fairytale – 1001 Chairs’, 2 Objects, 2007
  • 2 wooden chairs from Qing Dynasty
  • Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) – Chinese concept artist, sculptor and curator
  • Each with a typographical label of documenta 12 with the handwritten numbers ‘L 131`and ‘L141’ resp. underneath the seating surface, one additionally with a label of Gallery Urs Meile, Bejing/Lucerne
  • From the artist’s contribution to documenta 12 from June 16 to September 23, 2007 in Kassel
  • Dimensions: 101 x 57.5 x 46.5 cm and 111.5 x 56 x 53 cm
  • Provenance: Private collection, Switzerland
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15 | 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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124 | Klaus Fußmann, Poppies and Foxglove, Etching, around 1990
  • Etching in colors on wove paper
  • Germany, around 1990
  • Klaus Fußmann (b. 1938) - German painter, draftsman and graphic artist
  • Signed and numbered '55/120' in pencil
  • Image dimensions: 36.8 x 49.2 cm
  • Frame dimensions: 68 x 88.5 cm
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  • Auction announcements

    Auction announcements

    13 February 2017
    Lot 82 was withdrawn from the auction.

    Location of auction studio:
    Havelchaussee 161
    14055 Berlin

    Auctionata AG has been approved to conduct this sale at auction by the regulatory authority of Berlin-Charlottenburg.

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