ENZO CUCCHI (B. 1949)
PHILIP TAAFFE (B. 1955)
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ENZO CUCCHI (B. 1949)

La Casa dei Barbari (The House of Barbarians)

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ENZO CUCCHI (B. 1949)
La Casa dei Barbari (The House of Barbarians)
signed, titled, and dated '1982 Enzo Cucchi LA CASA DEI BARBARI' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
123 3/4 x 83 3/4in. (314.2 x 212.7cm.)
Painted in 1982
Provenance
Sperone Gallery, Turin
Annina Nosei Gallery, New York.
Emily and Jerry Spiegel, New York.
Anon. sale, Christie's New York, 4 May 1989, lot 306.
Private Collection, USA.
Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
E. Lucie-Smith (ed.), Art in the Eighties, Oxford 1990 (illustrated, p. 26).
A. Papadakis, C. Farrow, and N. Hodges (eds.), New Art. An International Survey, London 1991 (illustrated in colour, p. 141).
Transavanguardia, exh. cat., Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino (illustrated, p. 251).
Exhibited
Berlin, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Zeitgeist, 1982, no. 48, p. 115 (illustrated in colour, unpaged).
Washington D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Content: A Contemporary Focus 1974-1984, 1985, no. 46 (illustrated in colour, p.74).
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Enzo Cucchi, 1986, no. 30 (illustrated in colour, p. 52).
Munich, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Enzo Cucchi: Testa, 1988. This exhibition later travelled to Edinburgh, The Fruitmarket Gallery and Nice, Musée de la Ville de Nice.
Prato, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Enzo Cucchi, 1989, (installation view of Martin-Gropius-Bau illustrated, p. 213; illustrated in colour, p. 104).
Rome, Castello Colonna Centro Internazionale per l'Arte Contemporanea Genazzano, Enzo Cucchi, 2002, p. 253 (illustrated in colour, p.19).
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. This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.

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