Lot 180
  • 180

Ad Reinhardt

Estimate
180,000 - 250,000 USD
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Description

  • Ad Reinhardt
  • Abstract Painting
  • signed twice, titled and dated 1952 twice on the backing board
  • oil on canvas, in artist's frame
  • 24 3/4 by 12 1/2 in. 62.9 by 31.8 cm.

Provenance

Temple Beth Elohim, Brooklyn
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1952

Exhibited

Brooklyn, Temple Beth Elohim, Art Show, 1952

Literature

"[Ad] can't play the game anymore, but nobody can get around the paintings anymore either. If you don't know what they're about you don't know what painting is about."

Frank Stella in Lucy R. Lippard, Ad Reinhardt, New York 1981, p. 116

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