Carsten Nicolai - Contemporary Art Evening Sale London Wednesday, February 27, 2008 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Eigen+Art, Leipzig/Berlin

  • Catalogue Essay

    German born artist, “…Carsten Nicolai is an artist using various media, such as sound, image, sculpture and computer, as hybrid tools in order to research the ‘codification of the world’”. Nicolai’s work questions creativity, coincidence and artistic creative power. A lot of his works are directly linked with the natural sciences. The physics of oscillation in particular are a frequent means of his work and are not limited by audibility and visibility, but trying to make natural phenomena visible. (Taken from


Static 7

Acrylic, magnetic tape, polyester, aluminium frame.
200 x 289.5 cm. (78 3/4 x 114 in).
Signed, titled and dated ‘Carsten Nicolai Static 7 2005’ on the reverse.

£20,000 - 30,000 ‡♠

Sold for £19,700

Contemporary Art Evening Sale

28 Feb 2008, 7pm