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    Sale 5324

    Post War & Contemporary Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 173

    Arman (1928-2005)

    Still Hungry

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    Arman (1928-2005)
    Still Hungry
    incised 'arman A.P' (on the base)
    accumulation of bronze wrenches with nickel plating
    17 3/8 x 15 3/8 x 9¼in. (43.7 x 39 x 23.5cm.)
    Executed in 1978, this work is an artist proof from an edition of eight

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    This work is registered with the Arman Studio Archives, under no. 8001-78-005.
    This work is recorded in the Archives Denyse Durand-Ruel under no. 2783 and will be included in the forthcoming Arman catalogue raisonné being prepared by Denyse Durand-Ruel, Paris.

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    Acquired directly from the artist by the previous owner, and thence by descent.


    P. Hamill, Tools as Art - The Hechinger Collection, Massachusetts 1995 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 97).


    Wichita, Ulrich Museum of Art, Arman: Sculpture, April-June 1986 (another from the edition exhibited).