Lot 109
  • 109

Carl Andre

Estimate
70,000 - 90,000 GBP
Sold
86,500 GBP
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Description

  • Carl Andre
  • Small Crib
  • aluminium box girder, in sixteen parts

Provenance

Galleria Ugo Ferranti, Rome
Acquired directly from the above by the late owner

Exhibited

Bern, Kunsthalle Bern, Carl Andre: Sculpture 1958-74, 1975, pp. 68-71, illustrated
The Hague, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Eindhoven, Van Abbemuseum, Carl Andre, 1987, p. 64, illustrated

Catalogue Note

“My works are in a constant state of change. I’m not interested in reaching an ideal state with my works (...)  as the steel rusts, as the brick crumbles, as the materials weather, the work becomes its own record of everything that’s happened to it.”

CARL ANDRE
quoted in: Carl Andre, Cuts: Texts 1959-2004, 2005, Massachusetts,  p. 287

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