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Brice Marden
COLD MOUNTAIN SERIES, ZEN STUDY 1-6
Estimate
400,000600,000
LOT SOLD. 915,000 USD
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216
Brice Marden
COLD MOUNTAIN SERIES, ZEN STUDY 1-6
Estimate
400,000600,000
LOT SOLD. 915,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Brice Marden
B. 1938
COLD MOUNTAIN SERIES, ZEN STUDY 1-6
each signed, dated 91 and numbered 27/35 
etchings and aquatint on paper, in 6 parts
plate: 20 3/4 by 27 1/2 in. 52.7 by 69.9 cm.
sheet: 27 1/2 by 35 1/4 in. 69.9 by 89.5 cm.
Executed in 1991, these works are number 27 from an edition of 35, plus 15 artist's proofs. 
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Provenance

Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1991

Exhibited

New York, Dia Center for the Arts; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; Houston, The Menil Collection; Madrid, Museo Nacional Reina Sofía, Brice Marden - Cold Mountain, October 1991 - June 1993, pp. 127-132, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)
Dallas Museum of Art; Washington D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; Miami Art Museum; Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, Brice Marden: Work of the 1990s, Paintings, Drawings, and Prints, February 1999 - August 2000, cat. no. 31, pp. 21-23, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)

Literature

Jeremy Lewison, Brice Marden: Prints 1961 - 1991, A Catalogue Raisonné, London 1992, cat. no. 43, pp. 164-167, illustrated
Exh. Cat., Kunsthalle Bern, Brice Marden: Paintings 1985-1993, 1993, p. 23, illustrated
 

Catalogue Note

"One of the reasons I wanted to do this work was that by using the monochromatic palette in the past basically all I could get were chords. I wanted to to be able to make something more like fugues, more complicated, back-and-forth renderings of feelings."
Brice Marden

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