WALLACE BERMAN (1926-1976)
WALLACE BERMAN (1926-1976)
WALLACE BERMAN (1926-1976)
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WALLACE BERMAN (1926-1976)
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The Collection of Thomas and Doris Ammann
WALLACE BERMAN (1926-1976)

Untitled (Dark Figure); Untitled (Businessman at Desk); Untitled (National Debt); Untitled (Visual Aid Instruction) [Four Works]

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WALLACE BERMAN (1926-1976)
Untitled (Dark Figure); Untitled (Businessman at Desk); Untitled (National Debt); Untitled (Visual Aid Instruction) [Four Works]
(i)
Untitled (Dark Figure)
verifax collage on paperboard (positive image), in artist's frame
6 1⁄8 x 3 3⁄4 in. (15.6 x 9.5 cm.)
Executed circa 1964-1976.

(ii)
Untitled (Businessman at Desk)
verifax collage on paperboard, in artist's frame
7 x 5 5⁄8 in. (17.8 x 14.2 cm.)
Executed circa 1964-1976.

(iii)
Untitled (National Debt)
signed and dated 'Berman 1964' (on the reverse)
verifax collage, bookpage and Letraset, in artist's frame
13 3⁄4 x 12 3⁄4 in. (35 x 32.4 cm.)
Executed in 1964.

(iv)
Untitled (Visual Aid Instruction)
verifax collage on paperboard, in artist's frame
3 7⁄8 x 7 3⁄8 in. (9.8 x 18.7 cm.)
Executed circa 1964-1976.
Provenance
(i)
Estate of Wallace Berman, Los Angeles
Louver Gallery, New York
Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich
Acquired from the above by the present owner

(ii)
Shirley and Tosh Berman, Los Angeles
Louver Gallery, New York
Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich
Acquired from the above by the present owner

(iii)
Louver Gallery, New York
Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich
Acquired from the above by the present owner

(iv)
Estate of Wallace Berman, Los Angeles
Louver Gallery, New York
Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
A. Grundberg, "Review/Photography; Reminders of the 60's in Collage and Montage," New York Times, 19 October 1990, p. 77.
Exhibited
(i-iv)
Amsterdam, Institute of Contemporary Art, Wallace Berman: Support the Revolution, December 1992-February 1993, pp. 51 and 59 (i and ii illustrated).
New York, Nicole Klagsbrun, Inc., Wallace Berman and Jeff Koons, Allan McCollum, Al Ruppersberg, Andy Warhol, October-December 1999.

(ii)
Los Angeles, Otis Art Institute Gallery, Wallace Berman: Retrospective, October-November 1978.

(iii)
New York, Louver Gallery, Wallace Berman, A Gesture Involving Verifax Collage, Photographs, Text and Sculpture, October-November 1990.
Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art; Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg; Torino, Castello di Rivoli, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea; University of California Los Angeles, Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Sunshine & Noir: Art in L.A., 1960-1997, May 1997-January 1999, p. 221 (illustrated).

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