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    Sale 1970

    Post-War And Contemporary First Open

    1 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 49

    Albert Oehlen (b. 1954)

    Auge im Auge

    Price Realised  

    Albert Oehlen (b. 1954)
    Auge im Auge
    signed and dated 'A. Oehlen 90' (lower right); titled '"Auge im Auge"' (on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    63 x 63 in. (160 x 160 cm.)
    Painted in 1990. (2)


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    Whether they're good or bad, pretty or ugly, paintings should maintain themselves without excuses. No magic, no science, no excuses.

    Albert Oehlen, "The Rules of the Game," Art Forum, vol. 33, November 1994, p. 71.

    Provenance

    Max Hetzler, Cologne
    Brachot Gallery, Brussels