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Per Kirkeby
B. 1938
VIBEKE-SENSOMMER I
signed, titled and dated 1983-84 on the reverse
oil on linen
200 by 160 cm. 78 7/8 by 63 3/8 in.
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Provenance

Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne
Mary Boone Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1986

Exhibited

Turin, Castello di Rivoli, Giovanni Anselmo – Per Kirkeby – Richard Long, December 1984 - March 1985
Cologne, Museum Ludwig; The Hague, Gemeentemuseum; Per Kirkeby Retrospektive, June 1987 - March 1988
Cambridge, Massachusetts, MIT List Visual Arts Center; Southhampton, Parish Art Museum, Per Kirkeby: Paintings and Drawings, December 1991 - August 1992, p. 17, illustrated

Catalogue Note

"Our painting…is a kind of sign of a dream of nature that stands still, where experiences can be stored away. The colors of nature always flow, while we try to make our colors stable."

PER KIRKEBY
quoted in Exh. Cat., London, Tate Modern, Per Kirkeby, June - September 2009

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