Contemporary Art Evening Auction

Contemporary Art Evening Auction

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Property from the Crex Collection


Auction Closed

October 29, 12:08 AM GMT


4,000,000 - 6,000,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from the Crex Collection


1930 - 2019


signed, titled and dated 80 on the overlap

oil on canvas with four painted steel fasteners and bolts

38 ½ by 36 in. 97.8 by 91.5 cm.

This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being organized by David Gray under number 1980.412

Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf

Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1980

Naomi Spector, Some Ryman Words, New York 1981, n.p. (text)

Christel Sauer, Kunst auf 3 Etagen, Schaffhausen 1984, p. 4 (text)

Patrick Frey, "Eine Halle für schwierige Kunst," Kunstbulletin des Schweizerischen Kunstvereins, No. 6, June 1984, pp. 7-8 illustrated (installed in the Hallen für Neue Kunst)

Barbara Wörwag, Modifications of Aesthetic Reality: An Application of Semiotic Aesthetics to American Art after 1945, Stuttgart 1990, pp. 61-62 (text)

Exh. Cat., Paris, Renn Espace d'art contemporain, Robert Ryman: Peintures, 1958-1991, 1991, pp. 46-49, illustrated in color (installed in the Hallen für Neue Kunst), and p. 171 (text)

"Das weisse Quadrat," Artis, Zeitschrift für neue Kunst, May 1992, p. 52, illustrated in color (installed in the Hallen für Neue Kunst)

Dorothée Fischer, ed., Ausstellungen bei Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf Oktober 1967 - Oktober 1992, Bielefeld 1993, p. 181 (text)

Catherine Millet, "CAPC, un anniversaire en peinture," Art Press, p. 187, no. 187, illustrated (in incorrect orientation)

Christel Sauer, Urs Raussmüller: Ryman Paintings and Ryman Exhibitions, Raussmüller Collection, Basel 2006, pp. 26-27, illustrated in color (installed in the Hallen für Neue Kunst)

Düsseldorf, Galerie Konrad Fischer, Robert Ryman: The New Paintings, October - November 1980

Madrid, Fundación Juan March; and Barcelona, Drassanes Reials, Minimal Art, January - April 1981, n.p., no. 18, illustrated (in incorrect orientation)

Schaffhausen, Hallen für Neue Kunst, Robert Ryman, June 1983 - January 1993 (long-term loan)

CAPC, Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, Peintures, Emblèmes et références, December 1993 - February 1994, p. 276 (text)

Bremen, Neues Museum Weserburg, Sinn + Sinnlichkeit/Körper und Geist im Bild, May - August 2000, p. 100, illustrated in color

Riehen, Fondation Beyeler, Claude Monet… up to digital Impressionism, March - August 2002, pp. 197-98, illustrated in color