Lot 146
  • 146

Günther Förg

Estimate
200,000 - 300,000 GBP
Sold
224,750 GBP
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Description

  • Günther Förg
  • Untitled
  • signed on the reverse
  • acrylic and lead laid down on wood

Provenance

Acquired from the artist by the present owner

Catalogue Note

"I like very much the qualities of lead – the surface, the heaviness... In [some] works the materials would be explicitly visible as grounds. I like to react on things, with the normal canvas you have to kill the ground, give it something to react against. With the metals you already have something – its scratches, scrapes…"
Günther Förg
in conversation with David Ryan, in: David Ryan, Talking Painting: Dialogue with Twelve Contemporary Abstract Painters, London 2002, p. 77
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