GÜNTHER FÖRG | IKA
GÜNTHER FÖRG | IKA
GÜNTHER FÖRG | IKA
GÜNTHER FÖRG | IKA
GÜNTHER FÖRG | IKA
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GÜNTHER FÖRG | IKA

Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 GBP

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GÜNTHER FÖRG | IKA

Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 GBP

Lot Sold:137,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

GÜNTHER FÖRG

1952 - 2013

IKA


each: signed, titled and dated 88 on the reverse

acrylic on wood, in three parts, in artist's frames

each: 70 by 50 cm. 27½ by 19¾ in.


This work is recorded in the archive of Günther Förg as No. WVF.88.B.0253. We thank Mr. Michael Neff from the Estate of Günther Förg for the information he has kindly provided on this work.

Condition Report

Colour:

The colour in the catalogue illustration is fairly accurate, although the blue tones are richer in the original.


Condition:

This work is in very good condition. All surface irregularities are in keeping with the artist's working process. Very close inspection reveals two small white surface abrasions a the upper corners of the second work. No restoration is apparent when examined under ultraviolet light.


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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Gallerie Anders Tornberg, Lund 

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Catalogue Note

“For me, abstract art today is what one sees, and nothing more”

(Günther Förg in conversation with Thomas Groetz, quoted in: Florian Steininger, ‘The Painter’s Coat,’ in: Exh. Cat., Vienna and Klosterneuberg, Essl Museum Contemporary Art, Günther Förg: Back and Forth, 2007, p. 13). 

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