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Acquired directly from the artist by the previous owner.
Brusberg Gallery, Berlin.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1990.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION
Agora - A Retrospective of Scultptures and Drawings, 1953-1988, exh. cat., Berlin, Galerie Brusberg, 1989 (illustrated, p. 9).
Berlin, Galerie Brusberg, Agora - A Retrospective of Scultptures and Drawings, 1953-1988, April-July 1989.
Post Lot Text
The starting-point of all Avramidis's sculptures was the human body, reduced to the simplest possible elements of a column and sphere. The archaic character, influenced principally by ancient Greek sculpture, merged with the notion of absolute beauty, which manifests itself in forms of perfect rotundity.