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    Sale 5417

    Post-War & Contemporary Art

    2 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 593

    Martin Kippenberger (1953-1997)

    Auge

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Martin Kippenberger (1953-1997)
    Auge
    signed with the artist's monogram and dated '83' (lower left)
    oil, mixed media collage and plasticine on canvas
    19¾ x 12in. (50.2 x 30.5cm.)
    Executed in 1983


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    Provenance

    A gift from the artist to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION

    ...if you look at the subjects he uses you start asking yourself what's behind it, how does he choose this thing, how does he select this subject then you find behind that a moral attitude a judgment.

    Albert Oehlen