SANDRO CHIA (B. 1946)
SANDRO CHIA (B. 1946)
SANDRO CHIA (B. 1946)
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The Collection of Thomas and Doris Ammann
SANDRO CHIA (B. 1946)

Courageous Boy with Flag

Details
SANDRO CHIA (B. 1946)
Courageous Boy with Flag
signed 'Chia' (lower right)
oil and fabric on canvas
92 1⁄8 x 78 in. (234 x 198.1 cm.)
Executed in 1982.
Provenance
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles
Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
B. von Brauchitsch, Das 20. Jahrhundert, Meisterwerke Jahr für Jahr, Cologne, 1999, p. 171 (illustrated).
I. Silvestro, "Oltre l'avanguardia," La Regione, 7 September 2018, p. 20 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Zeitgeist. Internationale Kunstausstellung Berlin 1982, 1982, no. 39 (illustrated).
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Sandro Chia, April-May 1983, no. 24 (illustrated).
Lausanne, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts; Stuttgart, Württembergischer Kunstverein and Berlin, Akademie der Künste, L’autoportrait à l’âge de la photographie: Peintres et photographes en dialogue avec leur propre image/Das Selbstportrait im Zeitalter der Photographie: Maler und Photographen im Dialog mit sich selbst, January-October 1985, no. 820 (illustrated).
Munich, Haus der Kunst, Mythos Italien: Wintermärchen Deutschland, March-May 1988, p. 263, no. 173 (illustrated).
Spoleto, Chiesa di San Nicolò, XXXI Festival dei Due Mondi, Sandro Chia, June-August 1988, no. 20 (illustrated).
Nationalgalerie Berlin, Sandro Chia, September-November 1992, p. 89 (illustrated).
Turin, Castello di Rivoli, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Transavanguardia, November 2002-March 2003, p. 124 (illustrated).
Paris, Musée du Luxembourg and Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi, Moi! Autoportraits du XXe siècle/Moi! Autoritratti del XX secolo, March 2004-January 2005, p. 183, no. 84 (Paris, illustrated); p. 69, no. 17 (Florence, illustrated).
Locarno, Pinacoteca Comunale Casa Rusca, Sandro Chia, September 2018-January 2019, no. 8 (illustrated).

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