Private Collection, United States Galerie Leu, Munich Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2006
New York, Edward Tyler Nahem Gallery, Autumn Selections Group Show, September - November 2006
“The generic title circuits [...] is meant to refer to road racing. But it’s intended to be a bit ambiguous. In my mind it also refers to the intricate connections within the structural networks of the pictures." Frank Stella
This work is in very good and sound condition overall. There is evidence of wear along the edges. There are scattered areas of flaking and intermittent paint loss, most noticeably in the areas of blue and pink pigment. There is craquelure present throughout the work, especially in the blue sections as well as in the upper yellow, red and pink squiggly line element. There is also flaking and raised areas of paint in the joints and to the orange and pink rectangular element on the right There is a small dent to the side of the very left blue, red and yellow element, only visible from an angle. There is a superficial layer of dust that has adhered to the surface and in some of the crevices. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.