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  • Provenance

    Private Collection (acquired directly from the artist)
    Private Collection, Baden-Württemberg
    Kunsthaus Lempertz, Berlin, 28 November 2015, lot 960
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Artist Biography

    Andreas Slominski

    German • 1953

    Andreas Slominski produces concept-driven works that explore daily experience and personal obsession. Known for his eccentricity, Slominski established his reputation within the art world with a series of humorous happenings—for instance, coaxing a giraffe to lick a stamp for a letter, planting a dead tree stump among the Linden trees of Berlin and staging an art show opening with no art except himself lurking in the hedges. His most celebrated works are sculptural installations that transform everyday objects into small curiosities requiring contemplation and reflection.

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Windmühle

signed with the artist's thumbprint to the reverse of one of the windmill blades; further signed with the artist's thumbprints to the underside of the base
painted wood, painted metal, coloured tape and coloured foil
100 x 84.5 x 26.5 cm (39 3/8 x 33 1/4 x 10 3/8 in.)
Executed in 1996.

Estimate
£3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for £2,250

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London Auction 11 April 2019