Lot 102
  • 102

Yves Klein

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 EUR
Sold
45,000 EUR
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Description

  • Yves Klein
  • Globe terrestre bleu, (RP 7)
  • incised with the artist's monogram; numbered HC VI/L on a label affixed to the underside
  • dry pigment and synthetic resin on plaster

Provenance

Private Collection, Paris

Exhibited

Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée national d’art moderne, Yves Klein, 1983; catalogue, no. 56, p. 109, illustrated in colour (another from the edition)

Literature

Paul Wember, Yves Klein, Cologne, 1969, no. RP7, p. 137, illustrated in colour (another from the edition)
Pierre Restany, Yves Klein, Paris, 1982, p. 226, illustrated in colour (another from the edition)
Jean-Paul Ledeur, Yves Klein: Catalogues raisonné des éditions et sculptures éditées, Knokke-le-Zoute, 2000, p. 242, illustrated in colour (another from the edition)
Hannah Weitemeier, Yves Klein 1928-1962 International Klein Blue, Cologne, 2001, p. 83, illustrated in colour (another from the edition)
Ex. Cat, Lugano, Museo d'Arte della Città di Lugano, Yves Klein, 2003, p. 149, illustrated in colour (another from the edition)

Catalogue Note

"En 1957, Klein déclare que la terre entière est bleue. Il crée à cette occasion un globe terrestre en Relief Bleu. 4 années plus tard... l'astronaute Gagarine déclare en avril 1961 que le globe terrestre est d'un bleu intense et profond!!!"

"In 1957, Klein stated that the Earth was entirely blue. It was on that occasion that he created a Blue Relief globe [...]. Four years later... cosmonaut Gagarin stated in April 1961 that the Earth is of a deep intense blue!!!"
Yves Klein

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