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Auction: American & European Works of Art Auction
was auctioned on: 26 January 2018
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Günther Förg (German, 1952-2013) Das Detail Vergrossern /A Portfolio of Seven Works Günther Förg (German, 1952-2013) Das Detail Vergrossern /A Portfolio of Seven Works

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Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000
Price realised:  US$1,599
Lot number 124 124, Views: 32

Günther Förg (German, 1952-2013) Das Detail Vergrossern /A Portfolio of Seven Works , 1985. Signed and dated "Förg..." in ink l.r., numbered "7/9" in ink l.l. Chromogenic prints, image sizes to 18 3/4 x 12 3/4 in. (47.5 x 32.4 cm), each matted and framed. Condition: One examined out of frame, possible color shifting. Provenance: Estate of Richard E. Anderson, New York/Redding, Connecticut. N.B. The German painter, graphic designer, and sculptor Günther Förg began making photographs in the mid-1980s. He is best known for large format images of famous architectural sites such as the Casa Malaparte on the Isle of Capri, the Wittgenstein House in Vienna, and Bauhaus buildings in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Förg presents modern architecture in an unembellished way, using unusual perspectives, asymmetrical compositions, and a grainy focus. The works in this portfolio include five architectural views and two portraits.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Skinner
Title: American & European Works of Art Auction
Date of the auction: 26 Jan 2018
Address: Skinner
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02116 Boston, MA
United States
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