30 June 2016
Roman Opalka (1931-2011)
1965/1 - 8 Détail - Carte de voyage 1660846-1664205 20
signed, titled, and numbered ‘OPALKA 1965/1-8 DETAIL -1660846-1664205 20’ (on the reverse)
ink on paper
13 x 9 ½in. (33 x 24cm.)
Galerie Art in Progress, Munich.
Alfred Greisinger, Augsburg.
Anon. sale, Hauswedell & Nolte, 12 June 1998, lot 169.
Janice and Mickey Cartin, Hartford.
Yvon Lambert, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2010.
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Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, 1998 - 2001 (on temporary loan).
‘The work of painting has become meditation. The intellectual and emotional sides of the work are absorbed through the medium of the spiritual’
(J. Deitch quoted in R. C. Morgan, ‘Roman Opalka’s Numerical Destiny’, Hyperallergic, 6 October 2014)
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