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PROPERTY FROM THE SAMMLUNG LENZ SCHÖNBERG

Lucio Fontana
CONCETTO SPAZIALE
Estimate
1,500,0002,000,000
LOT SOLD. 2,057,250 GBP
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PROPERTY FROM THE SAMMLUNG LENZ SCHÖNBERG

Lucio Fontana
CONCETTO SPAZIALE
Estimate
1,500,0002,000,000
LOT SOLD. 2,057,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Art Evening Auction Including Property from the Sammlung Lenz Schönberg

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Lucio Fontana
1899 - 1968
CONCETTO SPAZIALE
signed

holes and graffiti on copper


198 by 98cm.
78 by 38 1/2 in.
Executed in 1964.
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Provenance

Galleria del Leone, Venice
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 1970

Exhibited

Barcelona, Fundacío Caixa de Barcelona; Madrid, Fundacío Juan March, Zero, un Movimiento Europeo: Coleccíon Lenz Schönberg, 1988
Munich, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, ZERO. Vision und Bewegung. Werke aus der Sammlung Lenz Schönberg, 1988, p. 57, illustrated in colour
Moscow, Zentrales Künstlerhaus, Sammlung Lenz Schönberg. Eine europäische Bewegung in der bildenden Kunst von 1958 bis heute, 1989, p. 192, illustrated in colour
Warsaw, Galeria Zachęta, Sammlung Lenz Schönberg. Aus der Stille der Zeit - über die Grenzen von Raum, 1992, p. 104, illustrated
Munich, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Raum-Bilder, 2002-03
Zagreb, Museum für zeitgenössische Kunst, ZERO. Die europäische Vision - 1958 bis heute. Sammlung Lenz Schönberg, 2004, p. 63, illustrated
Salzburg, Museum der Moderne, ZERO. Künstler einer europäischen Bewegung. Sammlung Lenz Schönberg 1956-2006, 2006, p. 47, illustrated in colour
Düsseldorf, Stiftung museum kunst palast; Saint-Etienne, Musée d'Art Moderne , ZERO: Internationale Künstler-Avantgarde der 50er/60er Jahre, 2006-07, p. 315, illustrated 

Literature

Enrico Crispolti, Lucio Fontana Catalogo Generale, Vol. II, Milan 1986, p. 421, no. 64 ME 7, illustrated
Annette Kuhn, Zero Avantgarde der sechziger Jahre, Berlin 1991, p. 141, no. 102, illustrated
Enrico Crispolti, Lucio Fontana Catalogo Ragionato, Vol. II, Milan 2006, p. 606, no. 64 ME 7, illustrated
Anna and Gerhard Lenz with Ulrike Bleicker-Honisch, Epoche Zero. Sammlung Lenz Schönberg. Leben in Kunst, Volume I, Ostfildern 2009, p. 85, no. FO-04, illustrated in colour

Catalogue Note

'New York is more Beautiful than Venice!!
The skyscrapers of glass look like great cascades of water
That fall from the sky!!
At night it is a huge necklace of rubies, sapphire, and emeralds!.' The artist in a postcard to the Bardini family mailed in New York on 24 November 1961

Contemporary Art Evening Auction Including Property from the Sammlung Lenz Schönberg

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London