Lot 109
  • 109

Alighiero Boetti

Estimate
120,000 - 180,000 GBP
Sold
281,000 GBP
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Description

  • Alighiero Boetti
  • Oggi e Sedicesimo Giorno del Sesto Mese
  • signed on the overlap
  • embroidery on canvas

Provenance

Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1994

Catalogue Note

"I once placed the letters of my name in alphabetical order. I had been struck by the fact that society’s very foundations, its gigantic structures, would collapse if only some minute elements, such as the alphabetical order, were no longer there."
Alighiero Boetti
Cited in: Exh. Cat., Turin, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea (and travelling), Alighiero Boetti 1965-1994, 1996-7, p. 201.
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