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Agostino Bonalumi (b. 1935)
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Agostino Bonalumi (b. 1935)

Nero

Details
Agostino Bonalumi (b. 1935)
Nero
signed and dated 'Bonalumi '67' (on the reverse)
shaped canvas and vinylic tempera
66 7/8 x 51¼in. (170 x 130cm.)
Executed in 1967
Provenance
Private Collection, Italy.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Exhibited
Parma, Galleria Niccoli, Bonalumi. Evoluzione continua tra pittura e ambiente, 2000 (illustrated, p. 145).
Rome, Accademia Nazionale di San Luca, Agostino Bonalumi Premio Presidente della Repubblica 2001, 2001 (illustrated, p. 32).
Darmstadt, Institut Mathildenhöhe, Agostino Bonalumi. Malerei in der dritten Dimension, 2003-2004 (illustrated in colour, p. 145).
Special notice

Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
Post lot text
This work is registered in the Archivio Bonalumi, Milan, under no. 67-047.
Sale room notice
Please note that this lot is signed and dated 'Bonalumi '67' on the reverse.

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Lot Essay

'If in Yves Klein and Manzoni's "achromes" light is turned into matter, in my work colour represents both the phenomenon and its form. This explains the titles of my works, which are named after their colour: my paintings are not painted subjects but colour turning into form'. Agostino Bonalumi

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