View full screen - View 1 of Lot 1. Leap into the Void (5, rue Gentil-Bernard, Fontenay-aux-Roses, October 1960) (Artistic action by Yves Klein - Collaboration with Harry Shunk and János Kender).
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Yves Klein, Harry Shunk & Janos Kender

Leap into the Void (5, rue Gentil-Bernard, Fontenay-aux-Roses, October 1960) (Artistic action by Yves Klein - Collaboration with Harry Shunk and János Kender)

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

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Yves Klein, Harry Shunk & Janos Kender

Yves Klein, Harry Shunk & Janos Kender

Leap into the Void (5, rue Gentil-Bernard, Fontenay-aux-Roses, October 1960) (Artistic action by Yves Klein - Collaboration with Harry Shunk and János Kender)

Leap into the Void (5, rue Gentil-Bernard, Fontenay-aux-Roses, October 1960) (Artistic action by Yves Klein - Collaboration with Harry Shunk and János Kender)

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

Lot sold:

30,240

USD

Yves Klein (1928-1962) / Harry Shunk (1924-2006) & János Kender (1937-2009)

Leap into the Void (5, rue Gentil-Bernard, Fontenay-aux-Roses, October 1960)


(Artistic action by Yves Klein - Collaboration with Harry Shunk and János Kender)

gelatin silver print, framed, 1960, printed by Harry Shunk in 1992; accompanied by the photographer’s label, stamped and signed in ink, one in the unnumbered edition of 50 (2)

image: 8 by 6 in. (20.3 by 15.2 cm.)

frame: 19 ⅜ by 15 ⅛ in. (49.2 by 38.4 cm.)

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Galerie Montaigne, Paris

Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago

Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, 2016

Douglas Fogle, The Last Picture Show: Artists Using Photography 1960-1982 (Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2003), p. 9

Mathieu Copeland, Voids: A Retrospective (Zurich, 2009), cover (variant)

Bruno Corà and Daniel Moquay, Yves Klein (Lugano: Museo d’Arte, 2009), cover and pp. 112-3

Mia Fineman, Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012), frontispiece, pp. 182 and 252

Quentin Bajac et al., eds., Photography at MoMA: 1960 to Now (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2015), p. 156

Simon Baker and Fiontán Moran, Performing for the Camera (London: Tate Publishing, 2016), p. 10