YVES KLEIN (1928-1962)
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YVES KLEIN (1928-1962)

Anthropométrie de l’époque bleue, (ANT 124) (Anthropometry of the Blue Period), (ANT 124))

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YVES KLEIN (1928-1962)
Anthropométrie de l’époque bleue, (ANT 124) (Anthropometry of the Blue Period), (ANT 124))
indistinctly signed, inscribed and dated, ‘Yves Klein Le Monochrome Paris février 1960 Anthropométrie de l’époque bleue’ (lower right)
dry pigment and synthetic resin on paper laid down on canvas
60 3⁄4 x 124 3⁄4in. (154.5 x 317cm.)
Executed in February 1960
Provenance
Werner and Anita Ruhnau Collection, Essen.
Galerie Denise Rene´ Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf.
Private Collection, Dusseldorf.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
Licht, Bewegung, Farbe, exh. cat., Nuremberg, Kunsthalle Nüremberg, 1967, p. 38, no. 37 (illustrated in colour, p. 39).
P. Wember, Yves Klein, Cologne 1969, p. 112, no. ANT 124 (illustrated).
Yves Klein 1928-1962, exh. cat., Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 1969, p. 24 (illustrated in colour).
T. Caianiello and M. Visser (eds.), The Artist as Curator: Initiatives in the International ZERO Movement, 1957-1967, Dusseldorf 2015 (installation view illustrated, p. 333).
Exhibited
Gelsenkirchen, Künstlersiedlung Halfmannshof, Moderne Gesammelt in Gelsenkirchen, 1964.
Dusseldorf, Galerie Denise Rene´ Hans Mayer, The Top Ten, 1976 (illustrated in colour, unpaged).
Wiesbaden, Museum Wiesbaden, Wie das Gelsenkirchener Blau auf Yves Klein kam, Zur Geschichte der Zusammenarbeit zwischen Yves Klein und Werner Ruhnau, 2004–2005, p. 29 (illustrated in colour, pp. 30–31).
Neuss, Langen Foundation, Perfect Painting 40 Jahre Galerie Hans Mayer, 2005, p. 64 (illustrated in colour, pp. 64–65).
Paris, Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Yves Klein: Corps, couleur, immatériel, 2006–2007, p. 311 (illustrated in colour, pp. 144-145). This exhibition later travelled to Vienna, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien.
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