YVES KLEIN | Monochrome blue (IKB 277)

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YVES KLEIN
Monochrome blue (IKB 277)
sigend and dated ’59 on the reverse
dry pigment and synthetic resin on paper laid on Plexiglass
8 by 6¾ in. 20.3 x 17.1 cm.

This work is registered in the Yves Klein Archives under number IKB 277.

Price Available Upon Request

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, France
Christie’s, Paris, May 31, 2007, lot 337 (consigned by the above)
Private Collection (acquired from the above sale)
Christie’s, Amsterdam, April 7, 2014, lot 26 (consigned by the above)
Acquired by the present owner from the above sale

EXHIBITED
Stockholm, Svenska-Franska Konstgalleriet, Yves Klein, May 1963, no. 7

CATALOGUE NOTE
“I seek to put the spectator in front of the fact that color is an individual, a character, a personality. I solicit a receptivity from the observer placed before my works, this permits him to consider everything that effectively surrounds the monochrome painting. Thus he can impregnate himself with color and color impregnates itself in him. Thus, perhaps, he can enter into the world of color.” - Yves Klein


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