Markus Raetz (b. 1941)
Markus Raetz (b. 1941)
Markus Raetz (b. 1941)
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Markus Raetz (b. 1941)

Gyroskop (Gyroscope)

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Markus Raetz (b. 1941)
Gyroskop (Gyroscope)
signed with the artist's initials, titled, numbered and dated 'GIROSKOP M. R. 1995-1999 3/6' (on the underside)
briar branches, modelling paste, painted wood and motor on painted plinth
21 ¼ x 23 5/8 x 11,3.4in. (54 x 60 x 30cm.)
Executed in 1995-1999, this work is number three from a series of six, each unique, plus one artist's proof
Provenance
Farideh Cadot Associés, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Exhibited
Chicago, Arts Club of Chicago, Markus Raetz, 2001 (another version exhibited). This exhibition later travelled to Amherst, University of Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.
Osaka, National Museum of Art, Mirrorical Returns: Marcel Duchamp and 20th Century Art, 2004, no. 113 (another version exhibited, illustrated, pp. 160-161). This exhibition later travelled to Yokohama, Yokohama Museum of Art.
Nîmes, Carré d'Art - Musée d'art contemporain de Nîmes, Markus Raetz, 2006, no. 44 (another version exhibited, illustrated, p. 107).
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Post lot text
This work will be included in the forthcoming Markus Raetz Catalogue raisonné, currently being compiled by the Schweizerische Institut für Kunstwissenschaft.

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