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Details & Cataloguing

Collection Marianne et Pierre Nahon - Day Sale

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Paris

Daniel Spoerri
N. 1930
L'ARMÉE DU SALUT

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist by the present owners

Exhibited

Paris, Galerie Beaubourg, Daniel Spoerri - Le Trésor des pauvres, 17 September - 29 October 1988

Catalogue Note

Spoerri started playing with chance at the beginning of the 60s.

All throughout his life, he has been a “topographer of objective chance”. Snare-pictures, “détrompe-l’oeil”, collections: Spoerri’s language revolves around the fixation of objective chance.

Today still, he remains faithful to his new realist profession of faith from 1960 and keeps surprising us: “I can feel proud of chance because I am only its humble and vain servant. Vain because I put my signature on propositions I am not even responsible for; and humble because I am only a mere performer.”

Collection Marianne et Pierre Nahon - Day Sale

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Paris