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    Sale 7684

    Russian Pictures Including Post-War and Contemporary Art Part II

    26 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 476

    Alexander Gnilitsky (b. 1961)

    Glass sunset, from the series Mediacomfort

    Price Realised  

    Alexander Gnilitsky (b. 1961)
    Glass sunset, from the series Mediacomfort
    oil on canvas
    59 x 47 in. (150 x 120 cm.)


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    These works were born out of pop-art's 'iconisation' of the object. However, here the means of 'iconisation' is different; in pop-art, there is no individual, only the collective. Here there is an individual, special and private insight.

    Interview with A. Gnilitskii at the Gelman Gallery, Moscow, 2005.

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    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist by the present owner.


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